Immigration raids are experienced as disasters for the entire community, which some have described as looking and feeling like a "war zone," Elizabeth Oglesby writes in the Conversation. » Read More
By: Stefan M. Selig, former Obama trade official
Failed trade talks between the U.S. and China in June have culminated in the world's two largest economies making good on their threats—with both countries announcing billions of dollars of tariffs on each other's goods. » Read More
By: Natasha Turak
Escalating trade tariffs between the world's two largest economies and an ongoing currency sell-off will keep pressure on the bank's policy makers. » Read More
By: Scott Gleeson
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Stephen Weiss of Short Hills Capital Partners reviews the main factors driving stocks and how investors should be positioned in the coming week.
Job growth picked up in June, and some sectors were hiring much faster than others.
Look out, market watchers, Goldman Sachs' Jan Hatzius says.
June's jobs numbers were great, but unseasonably low May hiring has been chalked up to the weather.
Minimum wage increases this year are expected to compress wages among lower earners, leading to ripple effects of as much as 20 percent over the new minimum wage.
Economists were expecting nonfarm payrolls to show growth of 175,000 for June, and the unemployment rate to rise to 4.8 percent.
June's massive jobs beat shows the United States is on track to achieving full employment, Jared Bernstein said.
June's strong jobs report dashes some recession fears, but it is not a strong enough catalyst to get the Fed moving on rate hikes.
The June jobs report came in stronger than expected, yet recession fears are likely to persist, says Lindsey Piegza. Here's why.
Energy recruiters says oilfield services firms and drillers could face a staffing shortage after cutting hundreds of thousands of jobs.
The nation's unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent in June, according to the Department of Labor. Does that tell the whole story?
A US federal agency claims the U.S. military could save up to $5.7 billion annually by replacing soldiers with civilians.
Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday, amid lower oil prices and caution ahead of all-important U.S. June non-farm payrolls data.
The best of times may be over for now for job seekers, even though June's critical employment report should show a substantial spring back in hiring.
Developments in robotics and technology mean more and more white collar jobs are being automated and performed by machines.
Employment in the private sector rose more than expected in June, led by gains in small-business jobs, according to ADP.
A Fed hike could happen in September, but only if the labor market sees a sharp bounce back, Barclays' Rob Martin says.
Employment growth among U.S. small businesses resumed last month after breaking a three-month streak of gains in May.
The tiny New Zealand town of Kaitangata has lots of open jobs, but contrary to reports it won't be paying $165,000 to fill them.
Half of the adult refugees arriving in the US have college educations and can help grow the US economy if companies are willing to hire them, says this State Department official.