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Employment in the private sector rose more than expected in June, led by gains in small-business jobs, according to ADP.
The number of Americans filing for benefits unexpectedly fell, offering further confirmation that the labor market remains on solid footing.
Layoffs by U.S. employers ticked up in June, but total payroll reductions for 2016 are trailing off, Challenger, Gray & Christmas reports.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could be a strong political asset to the GOP ticket, but his economic record would be a liability.
A Fed hike could happen in September, but only if the labor market sees a sharp bounce back, Barclays' Rob Martin says.
Getting fired for getting old is a problem that's only going to get worse as the workforce ages.
The trade deficit widened in May as rising oil prices helped to push up the import bill and exports remained constrained by a strong dollar.
The battle between Kansas and Missouri to attract companies highlights the folly of state incentives. It's been an endless, unwinnable war.
Spending rose on demand for automobiles and other goods, but there are fears the U.K.'s vote to leave the EU could prompt Americans to cut back.
Despite the Brexit vote and dovish views from the Fed, the Mortgage Bankers Association still thinks a rate hike is on the way for July.
The final push of the spring housing season turned out weaker than expected. Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 3.7 percent in May.
Business leader and ex-Bill Clinton advisor Glenn Hutchins says the U.S. needs to avoid at all costs self-inflicted "chaos and uncertainty."
Growth slowed, but not as sharply as estimated, with gains in exports and investment in software partially offsetting weak consumer spending.
Home prices rose in April as a growing number of cities surpassed records set before the Great Recession.
The U.S. advance goods trade deficit totaled a wider-than-expected $60.59 billion in May.
Consumers had a slightly dimmer view of the economy prior to Friday's stock market rout.
Orders for long-lasting factory goods fell more sharply than expected in May, amid a huge drop in defense aircraft orders.
The International Monetary Fund said America should raise the minimum wage to help the poor and offer paid maternity leave to encourage women to work.
But Fed Governor Jay Powell tells CNBC the central bank is ready for whatever happens in Thursday's vote in Britain.
Another drop in mortgage interest rates sent borrowers back to the bank to refinance home loans.
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