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Working Americans have had to make difficult choices -- from canceling doctor's appointments to cutting their grocery budgets -- as their paychecks barely keep up with the cost of living.
In a year that's been awash with multibillion-dollar corporate deals, the number and value of corporate deals is set to grow further, reaching pre-crisis levels over the coming 12 months.
The Obama administration is seeking to allay fear about the single confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, saying that despite some initial missteps the health care system is doing what needs to be done to prevent an outbreak.
The September jobs report released Friday contained a puzzling fact: Paychecks still aren't growing despite brisk hiring and encouraging unemployment numbers.
U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.
The better-than-expected job gains also pushed the dollar higher and prices for bonds and gold lower as traders think it more likely now that the Federal Reserve will soon start raising interest rates as the economy improves.
Despite steady hiring and falling unemployment, questions about the health of the U.S. job market have provoked sharp debate and considerable uncertainty.
October conjures up dark connotations on Wall Street, and the first day of trading in the month's first day this year did nothing to change that perception.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, as the total number of beneficiaries dropped to its lowest level in more than eight years.
As fund managers and regulators fret about an inevitable sell-off in the bonds market, the bigger fear is that when people go to unload, there won't be anyone to buy.
Big discounts on pickup trucks helped keep U.S. auto sales strong in September after a blistering August.
U.S. construction spending fell in August, the second decline in the past three months, with housing, non-residential and government projects all showing weakness.
The state's Higher Education Coordinating Board is wrapping up a 15-year plan to boost Hispanic college student enrollment.
The third and final revision of U.S. economic growth figures by the Department of Commerce revealed a strong rebound during this year's second quarter.
The Case-Shiller home price index rose 6.7 percent in July from 12 months earlier, down from an 8.1 percent gain in June and the smallest increase since November 2012.