The private sector added only 158,000 jobs in March, ADP announced Wednesday – lower than the 205,000 consensus estimate.
A survey of economists had expected jobless claims to dip to 340,000.
U.S. job growth has accelerated to more than 200,000 per month. But why did it take so long?
The gain in 236,000 jobs was well above estimates and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
The Dow has raced to more than 14,000. Have you missed the party? Most certainly not, if you choose quality companies.
The decline is good news for the U.S. economic expansion.
Although 4Q GDP was revised higher, the economy must grow at a much stronger rate to lower the U.S.' high unemployment rate.
At least 3 million people died from starvation and malnutrition during a famine in the Indian province of Bengal.
The Dow has vectored toward 14,000, but investors in U.S. stocks would be wise to keep one eye on Washington and one on the price of oil.
Pope Benedict will step down on February 28, the first pope to do so since the Middle Ages, says a spokesman for the Vatican.
For many reasons, this is not “your father’s U.S. housing market,” hence buyers should consider these 6 tips before placing a home deposit.
The U.S. housing market remains a challenging one, but there are several tactics sellers can deploy that should help sell their home quicker.
Vice President Joe Biden, with his wife, Jill, and family and friends beside him, was officially sworn in for a second term on Sunday.
House Republican leaders Friday announced that next week they would seek a three-month extension of federal borrowing, tied to the passage of a federal budget.
Quantitative easing’s long-term dollar impact has not been determined. That said, to cite Twain, reports of the dollar’s death are greatly exaggerated.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Friday that there should not be a long-term increase in the debt ceiling until the U.S. Senate passes a budget.
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, a long-time member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet and the first Latina to head a major federal agency, announced plans to resign on Wednesday.
A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said.
Gridlock in Washington stems partly from electorate changes and party from zealotry, and it will take another election or two to end.
Kim's speech stunned many: the two Koreas are, technically, still at war in the absence of a peace treaty that ended their 1950-53 conflict.
With U.S. Senate leaders inching toward a budget deal to avert the cliff, one eye was fixed on the Senate, the other on the House.
Three New Jersey police officers were shot early on Friday at their police station, and one was in surgery for his wounds, a hospital official said.
President Barack Obama on Friday nominated John Kerry to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, calling him the "perfect choice" as he began reshaping his national security team for his second term.
Swiss bank UBS accepted a $1.5 billion fine on Wednesday after admitting fraud and bribery in a deepening scandal over the rigging of global benchmark interest rates.
House Speaker John Boehner's backup plan that would extend low income tax rates for households $1M a year "cannot pass both houses of Congress," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Tuesday.
U.S. consumer prices declined in November for the first time in five months, falling 0.3 percent, as gasoline price declines offset increases in other areas, the U.S. Labor Department announced Friday.
Susan Rice withdrew her name from consideration as U.S. secretary of state on Thursday in the face of what promised to be a difficult Senate confirmation battle.
A suicide bomber killed one American service member and wounded three other U.S. troops outside a base in southern Afghanistan on Thursday shortly after a visit there by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, officials said.
American Airlines pilots on Friday voted to ratify a new union contract, ending a years-long labor dispute and stabilizing American's parent, AMR Corp, as it tries to emerge from bankruptcy.
At age 19, Delton Walling agreed to have an injured finger surgically removed so he could enlist in the U.S. Navy, and went on to see action in most major World War Two battles in the Pacific.