The January Jobs Report’s Messages and Implications
One implication: The data suggests the Fed likely won’t be raising rates in the short term.
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.
The job market's missing middle
Many people are unhappy about the U.S. economy, which generated more than 12 million jobs over the past five years. It might be because those jobs don’t pay very well.
Leading indicators in the U.S. rose in February as hiring improves
Four of 10 indicators advance, led by fewer jobless claims, while economic outlook is still positive with little chance of downturn.
Jobless claims in U.S. decline to lowest level since November
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to a three-month low, signaling durability in the labor market.
Leading indicators in U.S. fell for a second month in January
Four of 10 Conference Board indicators decreased, led by the rout in stocks and more applications for jobless benefits.
Nice jobs report, but don't stop worrying
The report, however, gives only a partial picture. It doesn't fully reflect recent setbacks, such as January's stock-market rout.
The top 25 business jobs for 2016
If you're an actuary or a financial advisor, you're sitting pretty this year.
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.
Jobs-day guide: payrolls, wages and what they mean for the Fed
A decrease in the unemployment rate could be another signal that it's time to move the benchmark interest rate off zero.