Hiring keeps rising, and unemployment keeps falling. Eventually, pay and inflation are supposed to start surging in response. But that's not happening.
A turbulent week of trading ended Friday with U.S. stocks finishing lower for the third time in five days.
Job growth increased briskly in December, further strengthening the economy's fundamentals and increasing chances of an interest rate increase from the Fed.
Stocks rebound from five straight sessions of losses after strong private sector jobs data and minutes from the Fed's recent meeting reassure investors.
The U.S. trade deficit fell to an 11-month low in November and employers ramped up hiring last month in the latest sign the nation's economy is expanding.
Areas with the strongest job markets have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs.
The Dow and S&P 500 closed a seventh straight weekly advance Friday as a better-than-expected jobs report indicated strong economic growth.
Employers hired at the strongest pace in nearly three years last month, adding 321,000 jobs, the latest sign the U.S. is besting other major economies.
Caterpillar CEO Douglas Oberhelman tells CNBC that immigration is key to furthering the economy and job market.
Stocks rose Wednesday, with both the Dow and S&P 500 ending at records, as data pointed to improving conditions in the U.S. services sector.
While bonuses have experienced a downward trend over the last few years, more than half of all employers give out a year-end bonus -- including cash.
Employees of the bus contractor that provides shuttle service to Facebook workers voted to join the Teamsters in hopes of better pay and working conditions.
More companies are recruiting veterans, and more veterans feel they're ready to enter the workforce after the military. But some vets feel underemployed.
Stocks closed little changed Friday, pressured by renewed uncertainty in health care stocks and by Disney shares, even as the jobs picture improved.
U.S. private employers added 230,000 jobs in October, exceeding economists' expectations, a report by payrolls processor ADP showed.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming labor market.
Employers stepped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, which could bolster bets on a Federal Reserve rate hike in mid-2015.
Growth in factory activity slowed more than expected in September even as private sector job growth advanced, signs of an uneven expansion in the economy.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods in August posted their biggest drop on record as the prior boost from aircraft unwound.
Trump Plaza shut its doors at 6 a.m. Tuesday, joining the Atlantic Club, the Showboat and Revel, each of which has closed this year.
Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver to put envelopes in hotel rooms to encourage tipping.
President Obama's push to raise the minimum wage could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections.
Women still lag men in pay and career growth, in the U.S. and globally. WalletHub surveyed 25 experts for their views on the causes, and possible solutions.
A surge in dividend-rich utility stocks and a a cease-fire deal between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists helped push the S&P 500 to a record Friday.