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Payrolls grew by 156,000 in December, closing out a year in which employment growth moderated and the economy showed signs of entering a new phase.
The Labor Department says unemployment is at 4.7 percent, but there's more to the story than that one number.
Imports of oil and other foreign goods increased, while American exports fell for a second month.
Despite Trump's public shaming, the American auto industry has been adding U.S. jobs faster than other major sectors.
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As the Trump era promises more focus on border issues, the Border Patrol has ambitious goals to hire 1,700 more agents this year.
Job creation tailed off in December, pointing to an increasingly tight labor market, according to a report from ADP and Moody's.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 43 year-low last week, pointing to further tightening in the labor market.
December's total was 42 percent higher than the same month last year, but this year's total cuts fell 12 percent.
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Borrowing by small U.S. firms ticked up in November, as investors bid up U.S. stocks on bets that tax cuts will boost profits.
The Federal Open Market Committee in December approved its first rate hike in a year and indicated that three more may be on the way.
The Commerce Department said that construction spending increased 0.9 percent to $1.18 trillion, the highest level since April 2006.
President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated lawyer Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative.
Cramer says Trump has to remove incentives from businesses operating in Mexico.
President-elect Donald Trump attacked General Motors, claiming the auto giant is making a Chevy Cruze model in Mexico and then sending them to U.S. dealers tax free.
GM tells CNBC that only about 4,500 of the 190,000 Cruzes sold in the U.S. in 2016 were made in Mexico.
Republicans will arrive with a long and aggressive to-do list, emboldened by majorities in the House and the Senate and the promise of President-elect Donald Trump.
Analysts had forecast a 0.4 percent increase in November.
Economists polled by Reuters expected the Consumer Confidence Index to hit 109 in December.
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