The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained at levels consistent with a strengthening labor market.
More than two-thirds of retired middle-income boomers wish they'd worked longer, and some have jobs in retirement -- but maybe not for the reason you think.
Some of the same workers' rights groups that have grabbed headlines by pushing companies for wage hikes are pushing the conversation toward paid sick leave.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, and producer prices resumed their downward trend in April.
Stock indexes ended more than 1 percent higher Friday after strong employment data indicated U.S. economic growth was picking up momentum.
Job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-year low of 5.4 percent, signs of a pick-up in economic momentum.
Employers hired at the slowest pace in nearly 18 months in April, as a strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back on spending.
Sixty-nine percent of 18- to 24-year-olds, either in college or recently graduated, name financial stability as one of their top-three priorities.
U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose for a third straight week, but the underlying trend shows improvement in the job market.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said the U.S. economy requires a 'toppling' of the wealthiest 1 percent, a New York Times report says.
U.S. businesses expect sales to rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiring and pay, a survey shows.
The number of new claims for jobless benefits rose less than expected last week and the four-week moving average of claims hit its lowest level since 2000.
Stocks rose Monday as expectations that the Fed will postpone any interest rate increases offset concerns about Friday's surprisingly weak jobs report.
The pace of growth in the services sector fell in March to its lowest level in three months as exports rose, according to an industry report.
The weakening economy spilled into the job market in March as employers added only 126,000 jobs, snapping 12 consecutive months of job gains above 200,000.
Stocks rebounded Thursday from two down days following encouraging data on the labor market but investors remained cautious ahead of Friday's jobs report.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, suggesting the labor market continues to expand at a solid clip.
U.S. stocks fell Wednesday as weaker-than-expected data spurred concerns over economic growth ahead of Friday's jobs report and first-quarter earnings.
Private employers added the smallest number of workers in more than a year in March and factory activity hit a near two-year low, signaling a weak economy.
Stocks end Tuesday near session lows, in a retreat from Monday's sharp rally, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted their ninth consecutive quarter of gains.
U.S. stocks climbed more than 1 percent Monday, rebounding from a sharp decline last week, helped by deal activity, especially in the health care sector.
A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.
U.S. stocks fell for a fourth straight session Thursday but indexes ended well off session lows with support from economic data and earnings.
Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses finds.
Stocks dropped Tuesday, giving the S&P 500 its biggest decline in two months, on strengthening views the Federal Reserve may raise rates as early as June.
Stocks bounced back Monday, helped by a couple of billion-dollar deals, while Apple shares ended slightly higher after unveiling its long-anticipated watch.