Wall Street falls as jobs report fuels rate hike anxiety

U.S. stocks were down in afternoon trading on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty over whether the Federal Reserve will increase rates by mid-September.

US jobless claims drop to 41-1/2-year

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week fell to its lowest level in more than 41-1/2 years, suggesting the labor market maintained a solid pace of job growth in July.

US jobless claims near 15-year low; producer prices fall

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, indicating the jobs market was on solid footing even as the economy struggles to regain momentum after abruptly slowing in the first quarter.

US job growth rebounds, keeps 2015 Fed rate hike in play

US job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4 percent, signs of a pick-up in economic momentum that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates this year.

US jobless claims hit 6-week high

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits rose more than expected last week to their highest level in six weeks, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US job growth brakes sharply, clouds Fed rate hike timing

Nonfarm payrolls rose 126,000 last month, less than half February`s pace and the smallest gain since December 2013, the Labor Department said on Friday.

US job growth weakest since 2013; unemployment rate steady

Nonfarm payrolls increased 126,000 last month, the smallest gain since December 2013, the Labor Department said on Friday.

US jobless claims rise; Q4 productivity revised down

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week rose to its highest level since May, which could raise concerns about some weakness in the labor market.

Fed opens policy meeting with rate hike looming

The Federal Reserve opened its first monetary policy meeting of the year Tuesday to take the pulse of the US economy and mull the first interest rate hike since 2006.

2014 the best year of job growth in US since 1999

The US unemployment rate has dropped to 5.6 percent with the addition of over 2.5 lakh new jobs last month, making 2014 the best year of job growth since 1999.

US jobless claims rise, but labor market still strengthening

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the trend remained consistent with sustained strength in the labor market.

US retail sales, jobless claims data improves

US retail sales and jobless claims data showed a strengthening economy Thursday, but prices for exports and imports both fell, signalling little added inflationary pressure in the past month.

US monthly job gains largest in three years; wages rise

US employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in October and wages increased, which could bring the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates.

US jobless claims rise

The four-week moving average of claims rose by 6,250 to 294,000, compared with 334,750 a year ago.

US unemployment falls to 5.8% in October

The unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.8 percent, its lowest level since July 2008.

US unemployment rate falls to 5.9%; lowest in 6 years

The US jobs machine powered back in September to pump out 248,000 net new positions, erasing concerns about an August slump.

US economy rebounds, adding 288,000 jobs in April

US economy pumped out 288,000 jobs, the highest pace in over two years.

1,92,000 jobs added by US in March

Employment has grown in health care, professional and business services.

US jobs data shows steady growth exiting harsh winter

The world`s largest economy added 192,000 jobs in March -- a shade below analysts` average estimate of 195,000 net new jobs -- and the unemployment rate held steady at 6.7 percent, the Labor Department said.

Gold price down 1% after US jobs data; posts weekly gain

Gold prices fell as much as 1.5 percent to a session low of USD 1,329.35 an ounce, and was last trading down 1 percent at USD 1,337.19.