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Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

Unemployment remained near the lowest level in almost 50 years

  • April 5, 2019 April 5, 2019
  • 12:23

February saw housing starts slump to 8.7%

  • March 26, 2019 March 26, 2019
  • 10:14

The U.S. has now added jobs for 100 straight months, the longest such period on record

  • February 1, 2019 February 1, 2019
  • 12:27

Business investment surprises to the upside

  • November 28, 2018 November 28, 2018
  • 09:18

Higher mortgage rates are weighing on sales

  • November 27, 2018 November 28, 2018
  • 15:58

Average pay rose by the most in nearly a decade

  • November 2, 2018 November 2, 2018
  • 09:52

Companies are facing intense pressure to boost pay to find the workers they need

  • October 5, 2018 October 5, 2018
  • 12:03

Rise was the smallest increase in six months

  • September 14, 2018 September 14, 2018
  • 13:13

The U.S. Federal Reserve will likely keep raising short-term interest rates at only a gradual pace, Fed chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday, partly because there are few signs, so far, that the ultra-low U.S. unemployment rate is pushing up inflation. In a speech in Portugal, Powell said that, with the unemployment rate at an 18-year […]

  • June 20, 2018 June 20, 2018
  • 00:00

Independence is key to combatting inflation and helping stabilize the economy

  • May 25, 2018 May 25, 2018
  • 00:00