The US added just 210,000 jobs last month,  less than half the increase analysts were expecting, raising questions about the health of the economic recovery. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP

US jobs growth slowed sharply last month, raising questions about whether the Federal Reserve will pursue a more aggressive approach to scaling back i(...)

The Port of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina last week. The supply crunch that has dogged the global shipping industry is intensifying. Photograph: Sam Wolfe/Bloomberg

US consumer prices jumped in October at the fastest pace in three decades, as bottlenecks and other supply-chain disruptions intensified and inflation(...)

An employee of a gas station adjusts gasoline pump prices in Arlington, Virginia. US consumer prices spiked last month. Photograph: AFP via Getty

US consumer prices accelerated by the most in nearly 13 years in May as pent-up demand combined with higher prices for goods to stoke concerns about i(...)

Staff and volunteers with The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, distribute food and other goods  for people facing economic hardship in Huntington Park, California. Photograph: AFP via Getty

US employers added 4.8 million new jobs in June and the unemployment rate dropped to 11.1 per cent, as the economic rebound from the initial coronavir(...)

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits totalled a seasonally adjusted 3.839 million for the week ended April 25th

Millions more Americans filed claims for unemployment benefits last week, suggesting that layoffs were spreading to industries that were not initially(...)

Job growth has averaged 158,000 per month this year, below the average monthly gain of 223,000 in 2018. Photograph: Getty

US job growth slowed to its weakest level in three months in August despite a boost from temporary hiring for census workers, as uncertainty stemming (...)

Men work on a construction site in Washington, DC.  Hiring surged in the US in August, and employers increased wages by the most in nearly a decade. Photograph:  Mari Matsuri / AFP / Getty Images

US wages rose at their quickest pace in nine years in August, providing the highlight of a labour market report that topped Wall Street forecasts and (...)

The headline non-farm payrolls figure was up from a downwardly revised 159,000 (previously 164,000) in April, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed, and beat a forecast of 188,000 from economists

The Federal Reserve looks on track to maintain its pace of monetary policy tightening this year after data this morning showed the US unemployment rat(...)

 Poundworld in Bristol, England: by Friday afternoon, sterling had slumped 0.9 per cent versus the euro to £1.138. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Sterling tanked on Friday as disappointing UK growth figures forced investors to question the likelihood of a Bank of England interest rate hike next (...)

Republican US presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump waves  to supporters

Donald Trump’s vow to round up and deport all of America’s undocumented immigrants if he is elected president could shrink the economy by around 2 per(...)

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