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Fed Minutes Suggest Continued Tapering

Federal Reserve officials agreed at their January meeting that further gradual reductions in their stimulus would be appropriate as long as the economy keeps improving.

Employers Add Just 113,000 Jobs in January

Hiring was surprisingly weak in January for the second straight month, likely renewing concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing after a strong finish last year.

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.