U.S. Private Sector Shows Solid Job Growth
ADP reports that firms added 200,000 jobs in September, with the largest businesses accounting for more than half of the increase.
Jobs and Productivity Numbers Disappoint
Private-sector businesses added fewer jobs in April than analysts expected, and nonfarm productivity fell for the second quarter in a row.
Credit Conditions Brighten for Small Businesses
The Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index shows credit balances growing and delinquency rates dipping to cyclical lows.
Home Construction to Boost U.S. Economy in 2015?
Janet Yellen is disappointed with the housing market, but many economists see it as a pivotal engine of growth this year.