U.S. Layoffs Jump, But Payrolls Expected to Grow
The unemployment rate remains at historically low levels amid the mixed labor numbers.
Has the TCJA Actually Helped Companies?
The overall financial impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is difficult to calculate and may be viewed differently by optimists and skeptics.
Sudden Hike in Wages Is Biggest in a Decade
With unemployment at its lowest rate in five decades, attracting and retaining workers becomes a top operational priority.
U.S. Unemployment Hits Lowest Level Since 1969
But continued low real wage growth in September eased concerns over inflation.
Unemployment Falls To Lowest Levels Since Dot-Com Boom
The economy added 223,000 jobs in May. About 120,000 are needed to keep up with growth in the working-age population.
Tax Cuts: Be Careful What You Wish For
The short-term economic boost that the GOP-proposed tax cuts would generate wouldn't be sustainable without growth in the already-tight labor market.
The U.S. Jobs Market: Full Steam Ahead
A still-strengthening jobs market is good and bad news for employers.
U.S. Employers Add Only 98,000 Jobs in March
Unemployment fell to a near 10-year low, suggesting the sharp drop in job growth does not reflect the underlying strength of the labor market.
U.S. Hiring Posts Biggest Gain Since September
The unemployment rate rose to 4.8% in January and wages increased by only 0.1%, dampening hopes for a March interest rate hike.
U.S. Beats Expectations With 242,000 Job Gain
The strong February jobs report suggests steady consumer spending "is bolstering demand and prompting employers to expand their workforces."
Strong U.S. Job Gains Boost Case for Rate Hike
Economists and investors see the October jobs report as a green light for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month.