U.S. private-sector hiring posted the biggest increase in nearly six years last month, while the goods-producing sector saw record job growth, payroll services firm ADP reported Wednesday.
Kenny Simmers, 4, from New Jersey, poses for a picture next to the "Fearless Girl" in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday.
U.S. businesses increased their orders in January, although a key component that tracks business investment spending fell for the first time in four months.
The U.S. housing market, a key economic driver, is exceedingly tight, with supply struggling to meet demand as the sector recovers a decade after the housing crisis, analysts say.
Businesses in some parts of the country, while generally upbeat, are concerned about the uncertainty surrounding the impending policies of U.S. President Donald Trump, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.
A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation in January hit its fastest annual pace in more than four years, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.
U.S. manufacturing activity expanded in February for the sixth consecutive month as businesses reported strong sales and demand, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said Wednesday.
For Snap Inc., a messaging company that started its official bid to go public last Halloween, the looming question now is whether investors are in for a trick or a treat.
The United States has rekindled interest in ultra-long-term debt, including possibly a rare century bond, to lock in the current very low borrowing rates.
Mexico's foreign minister has warned the United States that his country will impose tariffs on U.S. products if U.S. President Donald Trump taxes Mexican imports to finance a border wall.