U.S. job openings and overall hiring both reached five-year highs in September, signaling steady improvement in the job market.
Recent solid economic data would increase the likelihood that the Federal Reserve would start to scale back bond buying at its meeting next month, a senior Fed official says.
Consumer sentiment unexpectedly slips in November to a near two-year low as lower-income households worried about their job prospects and financial outlooks.
October's jobs report is expected to be one of the weakest of the year, distorted by the impact of the 16-day government shutdown.
New Jersey residents voted overwhelmingly to raise the state's hourly minimum wage to $8.25 Tuesday with annual cost-of-living increases.
October's delayed employment report and the first read of third-quarter GDP will probably show the U.S. labor market slowed again last month and the economy lost steam.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector hit a one-year-low in October as factory output slowed sharply, new data show.
Business activity in the Midwest surged past expectations in October as new orders hit their highest level since 2004, countering recent evidence of soft economic growth.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits declined largely as expected last week.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell less than expected last week.
U.S. employers added far fewer than expected workers in September, suggesting a loss of momentum in the economy.
After a strong start to the year, Wall Street firms are likely to see their profitability slow in the remainder of 2013, a report shows.
Despite uncertainty in Washington, companies are upbeat on the prospects for economic growth in the next year, a survey shows.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped from a six-month high last week.
Leading senators are said to be this close to reaching a deal to temporarily ending the twin stalemates over the budget and debt ceiling.
The latest victims of the government shutdown? Policy wonks, politicians and TV talking heads who are losing the opportunity to dissect the monthly jobs report.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits edged higher last week but remained at pre-recession levels, a signal of growing strength in the labor market.
Last week, California became the first state to pass a law creating a double-digit minimum wage. Unfortunately, even a boost to $10 won't necessarily be enough.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but a data glitch makes it difficult to get a clear read on the labor market's health.