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 (...)

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke – the  Federal Open Market Committee’s talk of slowing long-term bond purchases has effectively  tightened monetary policy

This week the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee – the group of men and women who set US monetary policy – will be holding its sixth meeting of 2(...)