WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows U.S. businesses last month added the most jobs in a year, powered by big gains in manufacturing and construction. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that companies and small […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department warned Thursday that the economy could plunge into a downturn worse than the Great Recession if Congress fails to raise the federal borrowing limit and the country defaults […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The stock market rallied to record heights last month, home prices have rebounded and the wealth of American households returned to where it was before the Great Recession. That’s just what Federal […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the era of ultra-low interest rates nearing an end? That’s the question — and the fear — Chairman Ben Bernanke will face this week when he takes questions after a Federal […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey shows U.S. companies added fewer jobs in March compared with the previous month, as construction firms held off on hiring after three months of solid gains.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The President’s emphasis on job creation recycles old ideas and introduces new ones, many of which face long odds in a divided Congress where the GOP has little appetite for more spending, raised taxes or new burdens on business.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows U.S. businesses sharply increased hiring in December, helped by a surge of new construction jobs to help rebuild from Superstorm Sandy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers managed to avoid driving the U.S. over the so-called fiscal cliff with a late-night vote Tuesday. But higher taxes and brinksmanship in Washington are likely to sap strength from the fragile economy well into 2013.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A private survey shows that U.S. businesses added fewer workers in November, in part because Superstorm Sandy shut down factories, retail stores, and other companies. Payroll processor ADP says employers added 118,000 jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurricane Sandy has already caused the cancelation of thousands of flights, stranding travers. Insurers are expecting to have to pay up to $5 billion. Retailers are expecting smaller sales. But for […]