US economy

Sophia Lewis, left, with PSEG Long Island, speaks to an attendee about employment opportunities during a job fair at Citi Field in New York. U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat

WASHINGTON — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent…

 

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A robust US job market is expected to keep delivering

Even after the most vigorous three-month hiring spree in 17 years, U.S.…

 

AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeIn this Tuesday

Consumers fuel steady US economy as rest of world struggles

There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right…

 

AP Photo/Lynne SladkyIn this Oct. 28

Solid hiring provides little boost to wages — yet

Healthy job growth in the United States has reached a level of…

AP Photo/Lynne SladkyIn this Oct. 28
AP Photo/Luis M. AlvarezPresident Barack Obama walks with with Col. John C. Millard

Obama wants an election about the economy, not him

President Barack Obama is all in with his economic pitch. The American…

AP Photo/Luis M. AlvarezPresident Barack Obama walks with with Col. John C. Millard
AP Photo/Evan VucciPresident Barack Obama speaks about the economy

Obama touts economic gains under his watch

President Barack Obama laid claim to an economic recovery Thursday that he…

AP Photo/Evan VucciPresident Barack Obama speaks about the economy
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US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced…

AP Photo/Matt RourkeIn this June 23
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A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to…

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US gains 288k jobs, most in 2 years; rate 6.3 pct.

U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in…

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Steady, not spectacular: US jobs up 192K in March

U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired…

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US economy grows at 3.6 percent rate in 3rd qtr.

The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July…

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Businesses planning to cut health benefits

President Barack Obama argued that his push for comprehensive health care legislation…

Daily Outrage: Long-term US economic damage predicted

WHAT: The U.S. economic recovery is so soft, unlike prior recessions, that…