U.S. jobs report clears way for Fed interest rate hike

Dec 5, 2015

U.S. jobs report clears way for Fed interest rate hike

U.S. employment increased at a healthy pace in November, in another sign of the economy’s resilience, and will most likely be followed by the first Federal Reserve interest rate rise in a decade later this month. Nonfarm payrolls rose 211,000 last month, the U.S. ...

U.S. jobs report bolsters case for Fed rate hike

Nov 7, 2015

U.S. jobs report bolsters case for Fed rate hike

U.S. job growth surged in October and the unemployment rate hit a 7½-year low of 5 percent in a show of economic strength that makes it much more likely the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December. Nonfarm payrolls increased 271,000 last month, ...

Fed's rates decision reflects awareness of foreign risks

| Sep 19, 2015

Fed's rates decision reflects awareness of foreign risks

The Federal Reserve’s decision to delay raising interest rates mainly because of uncertainties about China’s economy is bothering a number of economists and investors. Usually, the central bank is primarily focused on the U.S. economy for setting the path of monetary policy and rarely ...