Small Businesses See Recession as ‘Short-Lived’
A closely-watched survey found small business optimism over the economy rebounded last month after a record plunge in March.
Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Slightly to 219,000
The data suggest “the labor market remains strong even as employers are becoming more cautious about hiring workers.”
U.S. Employers Add 304,000 Jobs in January
The unexpectedly large gain suggests employers "have not let up one bit on their hiring in response to risks out there in the world economy."
U.S. Adds 250,00 Jobs, Wages Rise 3.1%
The October jobs report is "another reminder of the labor market’s persistent strength even as the stock market has swerved down in recent weeks."
Trade Policy Jitters Fuel Decline in Solar Jobs
Solar industry jobs fell 3.8% last year, with 71% of companies reporting that a trade dispute over imported panels negatively impacted them.
Job Seekers Gloomy About Salary Prospects
A New York Fed survey finds the average full-time offer wage received declined from $58,880 to $49,250 between March and July.
U.S. Employers Add 209,000 Jobs in July
Another month of robust employment growth suggests "the U.S. economy is still growing at a strong pace."
What to Do When Your Boss Sells the Company
When a company is put up for sale, it creates a uniquely challenging situation for CFOs and other senior executives.
U.S. Factory Activity Posts 7th Straight Gain
Manufacturing is "benefiting from continued consumer demand, a turnaround in energy production, and an end to the strengthening of the U.S. dollar.”
Jobs Report Boosts Case for Interest Rate Hike
“Raising rates [this] week is as close to a certainty as you ever get in this business," an investment strategist says.
Jobless Claims Indicate Labor Market Strength
"All indications are that job creation remains solid, underscoring the resiliency of the nearly eight-year economic recovery."