Labor Market News
Jobs Report Shows Trump to Inherit Solid but Uneven Economy
The U.S. jobs report on Friday made one thing clear: President-elect Donald Trump will inherit the same two-track U.S. economy that bedeviled his predecessor
US Consumers Should Feel Muted Impact From Rising Oil Price
OPEC is giving oil prices a boost by promising to cut production, but consumers will feel the effects more gradually
Net Long-Term UK Immigration Hovers at Record Levels
Britain's statistics agency says the number of people migrating to the United Kingdom remains at record levels
OPEC Cuts Will Have a Muted Effect on Consumers
OPEC is giving oil prices a quick boost by promising to cut production, but consumers will feel the effects more gradually
US Economy Grew at 3.2 Percent in Third Quarter
US economic growth revised up to 3.2 percent rate in July-September quarter, fastest in 2 years
Why the Federal Reserve Is Reluctant to Raise Interest Rates
When the Federal Reserve announced this afternoon that it was going to take the cautious step and leave interest rates unchanged for the time being, it also said that “near-term risks to the economic outlook have diminished.” So what concerns might the Fed have? And why are they being so cautious?
Sen. Jeff Sessions: Trump Will Be a Strong Leader
The Alabama senator talks about trade and immigration in his Republican National Convention speech.
Which NBA team should you sign with in free agency?
NBA Player is a dream job, but it's still a job -- one that comes with all the stuff everyone deals with at work: paychecks, bosses, relocation, co-workers, perks, org charts, workplace culture. And even if you're not getting wined and dined by Gregg Popovich and Pat Riley, the NBA's labor market
Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Help Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
Lawmakers have introduced legislation to help Puerto Rico alleviate its massive debt crisis -- including allowing employers to pay less than the minimum wage during a specific time period. U.S. Treasury secretary Jack Lew said he was "disappointed" that the measure didn't include some of the Obama
The One Number That Mattered Most in the March Jobless Report
U.S. businesses added 215,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate ticked up to 5 percent in March from 4.9 percent in February. But there was just one number that mattered most to investors: the labor force participation rate. This rate shows the labor force as a percent of the population. In