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U.S. Job Growth Weakest in 3 Years

Employers hired the fewest workers in almost three years in December, but the setback was likely to be temporary amid signs that cold weather might have had an impact.

U.S. Consumers Spend Big in November

U.S. consumer spending posted its largest increase in five months in November, the latest suggestion of sustained strength in the economy as the year winds down.

Do U.S. Stocks Have Room to Rise?

The S&P 500 may have clocked up gains of more than 27 percent this year, but some analysts believe U.S. stocks still have more room to rise.