Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange with a magazine cover of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photographer: Justin Lane/EPA.
Events and policies have conspired to propel the stock market to new heights. Will it keep rising? And, a look at the "fluky" labor report.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the U.S. economy should continue to recover, and he expects the central bank will continue to provide support to growth until the labor market is fully healed.
The job market rebounded from a two-month slump in February as employers added 175,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate rose to 6.7% from 6.6%, the Labor Department said Friday.
MERCED COUNTY - Unemployment in Merced County climbed more than 2 percentage points in January compared with the previous month, but the county is still in a better position than it was a year ago, according to the latest figures from the state ...