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President Obama is set to give his last State of the Union address on Tuesday. Here's what still needs to get done, says Prof. Michael Barr.
British oil firm BP announced plans on Tuesday to slash 5 percent of its global workforce in the face of a continued slump in oil prices.
Slower but more sustainable, economic growth in China will benefit the world in the long-term, the head of the IMF said on Tuesday.
In the continued absence of a minimum-wage hike from Congress, more than a dozen states raised their own minimums as of January.
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has not yet specified his own tax plan, condemned Hillary Clinton's new tax proposal.
The Bank of England should scrap its rate-setting committee and use quantitative easing as its main monetary tool, says a new study.
There is a national emergency that no one is talking about: The existing drivers of job creation are dying, says Ryan Streeter.
Ford CEO Mark Fields said labor market improvement, as well as low interest rates and energy prices, will continue to fuel consumer spending.
America's central bankers were selling arguably the best and the safest fixed-income assets on the planet, for very good reasons.
Despite strong job growth, Friday's December report showed blemishes, former U.S Labor Secretary Robert Reich contended.
The government said the unemployment rate was steady in December. But what's the real unemployment rate?
Expectations for Fed rate hikes in 2016 rose Friday after a jobs report that came in far ahead of Wall Street expectations.
The U.S. economy closed out 2015 with a huge round of job creation.
Fed funds futures are now not pricing in the next rate hike until June, according to CME's closely watched FedWatch tool.
U.S.-based firms laid off 23,622 employees in December — the fewest since 2000 — according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
The markets can weather a "one and done" Fed rate hike, but any more increases could prove disastrous, BK Asset Management's Boris Schlossberg says.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell, suggesting the labor market remains firm even as economic growth appears to have slowed sharply.
The Fed vice chairman also said North Korea's claim to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb has increased uncertainty.
Private companies created far more jobs than expected in December, a bright sign for an economy that has been otherwise struggling, according to ADP.
Now that it raised rates for the first time in nearly a decade, the Fed faces two new challenges going forward, says former Fed official James Kahn.
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