EghtesadOnline: The euro fell and the dollar pared losses on reports European Central Bank officials may still be a ways away from detailing plans to scale back asset purchases, reversing earlier moves triggered by below-consensus gains in U.S. jobs and wages.
EghtesadOnline: The top U.S. trade negotiator said late on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is determined to challenge China's use of unfair subsidies and "non-economic" industrial policy to build up export industries that are costing American jobs.
EghtesadOnline: There are plenty of explanations for the weaker-than-expected May jobs report, but the big picture is clear: The U.S. labor market has lost some of its mojo.
EghtesadOnline: Federal Reserve officials are beginning to worry out loud that President Donald Trump’s immigration policies are depriving U.S. companies of a scarce resource: workers.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump’s economic team says it won’t be satisfied until Americans workers earn more -- and aggressive tax cuts are essential for those fatter paychecks.
EghtesadOnline: After Donald Trump’s election, the flow of manufacturers setting up shop south of the border dwindled to a trickle. Ford Motor Co. and Carrier Corp., caught in Trump’s Twitter crosshairs, scrapped plans to move jobs to Mexico in two very public examples of the slowdown.
EghtesadOnline: President-elect Donald Trump’s threat of retribution against companies that move jobs out of the U.S. is already having the effect he probably intended: some business leaders are pausing plans to seek foreign addresses.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. private employers stepped up hiring in November and consumer spending increased last month, the latest signs of economic strength that could further cement the case for an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve next month.
EghtesadOnline: Republicans in the U.S. Congress hope to convince President-elect Donald Trump to support an untested strategy of using the tax code to promote exports while slashing corporate taxes, framing it as a way to fulfill his campaign promises to restore blue-collar jobs.
EghtesadOnline: Ford Motor Co, one of Donald Trump's prime corporate targets on the campaign trail, offered the President-elect a chance to claim a victory late on Thursday by informing him it would not shift production of a Lincoln sport utility vehicle to Mexico from Kentucky.