Though unemployment is higher, the economy keeps pumping out jobs at a good clip.
The week’s highlights will include a Fed meeting, a jobs report and a Medicare birthday.
New sign-ups for unemployment benefits drop to the lowest level in eight years.
While the Federal Reserve has given stress tests to the nation’s banks since the financial crisis, the Fed chair’s semi-annual testimony before both houses amounts to Congress’ own version of stress testing the nation’s top central banker. But in her first of two days of appearances on Capital Hill, Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s so-called Humphrey-Hawkins
This week’s employment report may provide more clarity about hiring, pay and other issues.
Independence Day week has analysts hoping the economy will start giving off some heat.
The government’s latest jobs report points to progress, though there’s still room for improvement.
This week brings an update on jobs and an a cheesy anniversary.
A report showing a very weak economic performance during the first quarter is already being discounted.
Economic growth was a squeaker during the first quarter, but the near future looks brighter.