Job creation has cratered. You should float your mortgage rate and consult your loan officer.
In contrast to the dramatic recent changes in Washington, the January employment report from the Labor Department includes some familiar themes.
The Labor Department says the nation’s unemployment rate rose a tenth of a percent to 4.7 percent in December. Some 156,000 jobs were added to payrolls.
Unemployment has fallen to a nine-year low, but challenges — including slow wage growth — remain.
September’s disappointing hiring wasn’t weak enough to derail a likely December rate hike.
This week, Japan’s cabinet approved a stimulus package with new spending of $73 billion made up, in part, of helicopter money.
The stock market embraced a strong jobs report to break through its Brexit funk and close at new highs.
The May jobs report gave the Federal Reserve’s rate-setting panel a jolt that set off worries about the health of the job market.
The U.S. economy added a whopping 271,000 jobs in October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
October saw a strong job report and more wage growth. Will the Fed act on interest rates?