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Jobs Friday clashes with March Fed meeting

It’s Jobs Friday. That means the monthly Wall Street guessing game, “Will they or won’t they hike?” will kick off after the federal government lets the world know how many

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Jobs report could get Fed to pull the trigger

Whether the Federal Reserve pulls the trigger on an interest rate hike next month at its final meeting of the year could hinge on how many jobs the U.S. economy

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Employers added just 142,000 jobs in September

News that employment growth slowed for the second straight month in September renewed concerns about the economy and weakened the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates later

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Employers added solid 215,000 jobs in July

The economy added a solid 215,000 jobs last month in a development that could help give the Federal Reserve the evidence it needs to raise interest rates in September for

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Applications for unemployment aid plunge to 42-year low

The number of Americans filing initial applications for unemployment benefits fell to a 42-year low last week in the latest sign the labor market is poised for further gains. First-time

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Monthly average of jobless claims hit 15-year low

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits ticked lower last week, pushing down the four-week average of applications to its lowest level since April 2000. Weekly applications fell 1,000

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A great jobs report for investors

The jobs report met expectations for once, and that’s good news for stock and bond investors. The U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, according to the Bureau of Labor

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April job gains rebound to 223,000; unemployment dips

Milder weather helped the labor market shake off a winter chill in April as employers added 223,000 jobs. The unemployment rate fell from 5.5% to 5.4%, lowest since May 2008.

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Despite jobs report, warning signs abound

Economists got it right last month: 223,000 jobs were added to the economy in April, in line with the 228,000

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Unemployment benefit claims fall to 15-year low

Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in 15 years last week, a sign of an improving

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Service-sector growth slowed in March

Service companies’ activity grew at a slower rate in March, a closely watched index shows, reflecting a generally sluggish economy

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