Companies struggling to fill jobs 'should try paying more,' Fed's Kashkari says
Companies should try digging in their pockets if they're looking to find workers for unfilled jobs, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Tuesday.
Trade war is 'negative, negative, negative' for business, investors and consumers, ITC says
The U.S. trade spat with China and other countries is having a negative impact on investors and consumers, the leader of a top trade organization has said.
Wholesale inventories gain slightly more than expected in September
U.S. wholesale inventories gained slightly more than estimated in September.
Consumer sentiment tops expectations in November, stays on pace for best year since 2000
A preliminary reading on consumer sentiment for November came in slightly above expectations.
US wholesale prices jump 0.6% in Oct, the most in 6 years
U.S. wholesale prices rose by the most in six years last month, led higher by more expensive gas, food, and chemicals.
Fed unwavering in message that interest rates will keep going higher
The Federal Reserve made clear it is in a near perfect environment to keep raising interest rates, and that it was undeterred by recent market volatility.
Fed leaves rates unchanged, notes slowing in business investment
The Federal Open Market Committee, as expected, unanimously approved keeping the federal funds rate in a range of 2 percent to 2.25 percent. The central bank made only a few tweaks to its statement.
Interest rates could hit new decade high even if Fed does nothing at its meeting
The Fed could make no new comment at all after its meeting and still sound hawkish, sending the bond market into a tizzy.
US weekly jobless claims fall slightly to a 45-year low
New applications for U.S. unemployment fell slightly last week and the number of Americans receiving benefits remained at a 45-year low as strong labor market conditions continued.