[WASHINGTON] The US jobless rate tumbled in September to its lowest level since December 1969, even as job creation slowed, likely due in part to Hurricane Florence, the government reported Friday.

[WASHINGTON] In his fiery speeches and Twitter blitzes, President Donald Trump has forcefully claimed ownership of the American economy's vigorous health while denigrating the legacy of Barack...

[WASHINGTON] US economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration's 3 per cent target as a fiscal stimulus fades, congressional...

[WASHINGTON] The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting that a strong economy was helping the labour market weather ongoing trade tensions...

[WASHINGTON] The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labour market conditions.

[NEW YORK] Friday's jobs report was a blockbuster: Job growth regained momentum after a recent slow patch, and the unemployment rate fell to a nearly two-decade low...

[WASHINGTON] US job growth likely slowed in March as the boost from mild temperatures faded, but the gains were probably more than enough to push the unemployment rate down to 4 per cent, indicating...