Why the U.S. Needs a Strong Jobs Report
Was May jobs report a harbinger or an outlier? The June report, even if good, may be disruptive to the markets.
What the October Jobs Data Means for the Fed
Here are the three data points to look for in the October jobs report tomorrow to discern how the Fed is leaning, Mohamed El-Erian writes.
JPMorgan’s Kelly: U.S. Economic Recovery ‘Like an Irish Summer’
Recovery has been “damp and disappointing,” David Kelly says, but decline in unemployment is encouraging. If only the housing market would recover…
Ahead of Election, U.S. Added 171,000 Jobs in October
Just four days before the presidential election, the BLS October jobs report showed unemployment notched up to 7.9% as employers added 171,000 jobs.
U.S. Jobs Report Looks Good but Greece Fears Weigh on Markets
An encouraging U.S. jobs report was not enough to give the markets a lift on Friday as worries about Greece’s debt crisis continued to weigh on sentiment.
Economic Data Mixed Ahead of Friday Jobs Report
Mixed signals from recent economic data suggest that the U.S. Labor Department jobs report for September will be a nail-biter.