Saturday, June 7, 2014
U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
The top U.S. securities regulator Thursday announced plans to tighten oversight of high frequency trading and “dark pool” trading venues that disclose limited pricing information.
Friday, June 6, 2014
The U.S. economy is now growing all across the country, recovering at a “moderate” to “modest” pace after brutal winter weather, the Federal Reserve said in a report said Wednesday.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a two-year high in April, as exports declined and imports surged to a record high.
U.S. businesses pulled back on hiring in May, adding the fewest jobs in four months, a private survey showed.
Most leading automakers Tuesday reported strong U.S. sales increases for May that bested expectations, a sign of rising consumer confidence as the American economy picks up steam.
Delegates to the United Auto Workers convention have voted to raise dues by 25 percent to shore up the union's finances, the first increase in 47 years.
Four Hawaii farms are settling a discrimination lawsuit involving hundreds of Thai workers for US$2.4 million.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
U.S. manufacturers grew at a slower pace in May as measures of orders and production dipped. Factories also added jobs at a slower pace.