Idaho, Utah Workers Led U.S. in Quitting Jobs, While New Yorkers Largely Stayed Put

A strong labor market gave Americans the confidence to quit their jobs last year, especially in…

Jobless Claims Remained Nearly Steady Last Week

Employee filings for unemployment benefits remained at a historic low last week, a sign of continued…

The Layoff Conundrum

Headlines about layoffs at large companies don’t match overall employment data.

Mass Layoffs or Hiring Boom? What’s Actually Happening in the Jobs Market

By Sarah Chaney Cambon And ray a smith February 9th, 2023 8:01 am ET listen to…

Stock Futures Point to Rebound

US stock futures climbed to reverse some of Wednesday’s losses, with interest rates, inflation and corporate…

Fed’s Jerome Powell Says Hiring Surge Shows Why Inflation Fight Could Be Difficult

economy american economy Central bank officials are looking for a growth slowdown to gain confidence that…

Stocks Poised for Losses, Treasury Yields Rise

Futures pointed to further losses for US stocks after strong jobs data last week raised the…

Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Trade in Focus

economy economy week ahead Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will speak at an event in Washington

Upbeat Economic Data Keep Investors on Edge About Fed

Market After a strong jobs report, traders are betting the Fed could hike interest rates twice…

January’s Hiring Boom Caught Economists by Surprise. Why Forecasts Often Miss the Mark.

America added more than 1.5 million jobs last month. Forecasters had expected fewer than 200,000.