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Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

Low unemployment rates fuelled consumer confidence

  • January 16, 2020 January 16, 2020
  • 11:05

At their meeting last month, Federal Reserve officials said the U.S. economy was “showing resilience”

  • January 3, 2020 January 3, 2020
  • 14:40

Businesses south of the border remain confident in the economic outlook

  • December 17, 2019 December 17, 2019
  • 12:08

Central bankers are longer worried that a healthy job market will necessarily fuel excessive inflation

  • December 11, 2019 December 11, 2019
  • 14:41

The unemployment rate dipped to 3.5%, matching a half-century low

  • December 6, 2019 December 6, 2019
  • 11:34

Sales increased 3.1% compared with a year ago

  • November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019
  • 11:25

The Fed is likely to hold its benchmark short-term rate in the coming months

  • November 13, 2019 November 13, 2019
  • 10:50

The move isn’t aimed at lowering longer-term rates

  • October 11, 2019 October 11, 2019
  • 14:08

Unemployment hit a five-decade low of 3.5%

  • October 4, 2019 October 4, 2019
  • 10:55

Excluding government hiring, businesses added just 96,000 jobs

  • September 6, 2019 September 6, 2019
  • 11:15