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.
Lawmakers are considering how to regulate the tech startups, which use mobile apps that connect passengers to drivers. By Ivan Moreno and Ray Henry The Associated Press.
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.