Category: Economy

US businesses added just 147,000 jobs in October

U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in four months in October as construction and manufacturing firms continued to shed workers, a private survey says. Payroll provider ADP says businesses added 147,000 jobs, down from...

Fed says US economy grew a bit faster in September

U.S. economic growth accelerated slightly as summer ended and fall began, supported by modest hiring, an uptick in consumer spending, and steady homebuilding, according to the Federal Reserve. The Fed’s “Beige Book” survey of...