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  • US economy rebounding with solid if unspectacular job gains

    Rebounding from a dismal start to the year, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggested that employers are helping fuel a durable if still subpar recovery. The job growth helped lower the unemployment rate to 5.4 percent...
  • US stocks jump the most since March following hiring gains

    The U.S. stock market had its best day in two months Friday following good news about the job market. The surge was enough to push two of the three major U.S indexes to gains for the week. Investors were encouraged that U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs...
  • Hillary Clinton tees up an argument for opposing the TPP

    Hillary Clinton tees up an argument for opposing the TPP
    You know that old joke about how to tell when a politician is lying? Along those lines, here's how to tell when politicians are looking for a way to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership without looking like a protectionist or a captive of organized...
  • US stock indexes close slightly higher a day after a drop

    U.S. stock prices are closing moderately higher, recovering from a sell-off the day before. Investors remained cautious Thursday following comments a day earlier from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who suggested that stock prices might be too high....
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thursday

    Stocks rose moderately Thursday in relatively quiet trading, a contrast to the heavy selling that occurred a day earlier when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that stock prices might be too high. On Thursday: The Dow Jones industrial average...
  • US stock indexes are slightly higher a day after a drop

    U.S. stock prices are moderately higher in midday trading, recovering from a sell-off the day before. Investors remained cautious following comments a day earlier from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who suggested that stock prices might be too high....
  • Asian shares sink after Wall Street drop, US economy fears

    Asian markets drooped Thursday after comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve chief fanned fears about the American economy and sent Wall Street lower. ___ KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 1 percent in morning trading to 19,329.75. It...
  • US stocks close lower after weak jobs data; oil prices rise

    U.S. stocks are closing lower as investors worry about the economy, interest rates and stock valuations. Payroll processor ADP said hiring slowed in April to its weakest pace in nearly a year and a half. Traders were also concerned that Federal Reserve...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Wednesday

    U.S. stocks fell across industries on Wednesday as investors worried over stock valuations, economic growth and rising interest rates. Stocks rose at the start of trading, but quickly lost their gains. A comment from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...
  • US productivity drops at 1.9 percent rate in first quarter

    U.S. worker productivity declined in the first three months of the year as labor costs jumped, reflecting a slowdown in growth. The Labor Department said Wednesday that productivity, which is the amount of output per hour of work, fell at 1.9 percent...
  • Fed Chair Yellen says stock market prices 'quite high'

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday described stock market valuations as high and said the central bank was carefully monitoring their impact on financial stability. "I would highlight that equity market valuations at this point generally are...