In this podcast: Why job satisfaction is rising, and whether teens will find summer jobs.
The economy’s performance has been somewhat embarrassing lately. Will this week’s jobs report change that?
This week, the Fed meets and we’ll learn more about the year’s rough start.
This week brings updates from the housing market and the anniversary of a major marketing blunder.
The Federal Reserve relies heavily on the words “modest” and “moderate” in describing economic activity around the country over the past six weeks. The Beige Book economic survey, prepared for the late April meeting of Fed policymakers, points fingers at a variety of factors that have been dampening growth. Some issues, such as the since-resolved
This week brings new readings on inflation and retail sales, plus the Fed’s latest economic update.
Minutes from the most recent Fed meeting indicate there’s disagreement on when to raise rates.
This week may bring new clues on when the Fed may step up to the rate plate.
Unlike an Easter basket, the government’s employment report for March has come an unwelcome surprise.
Wages are likely to grab attention away from the unemployment rate in this week’s jobs report.