US Economy

The U.S. economy created 228,000 jobs in November while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent, according to a Labor Department report Friday.

Fed Chair Janet Yellen announced Monday that she will leave the Federal Reserve after he successor is sworn in.

“I think that the economy is much stronger than anyone would have anticipated before the election,” the Trian Partners CEO says.

President Donald Trump’s hopes for growth as high as 4 percent may come true, at least for one quarter.

The consumer sentiment index rose to 97.6 in August, in a survey of consumers by The University of Michigan.

July’s surprisingly strong retail sales relieved some of the fears that the real cause of sluggish inflation this year is a weakness in the U.S. consumer.

Why aren’t more people actively looking for work again with the job market so strong? Part of the answer may be opioid addiction.

A surge in economic optimism contrasts with a decline in Americans’ approval of President Donald Trump.

The president wants to sharply boost the number of apprentices working in the U.S. — but it doesn’t look like he’ll spend the money for it.

Puerto Rico heads to the polls for the second time in five years to weigh in on the island’s relationship with the U.S.

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon wants Congress to enact tax reform, and he’s not as patient about it as his fellow business leaders.

The latest Business Roundtable CEO Economic Outlook Index hits its highest level since the second quarter of 2014.

A White House proposal that would slash agriculture subsidies has many U.S. farmers worried.

The index last fell to 120.3 in April, according to monthly data from The Conference Board.

Economists expected the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index to see a preliminary reading of 97 in May, according to Thomson Reuters.