Tim Mullaney was national economics correspondent for USA Today from 2011 to 2014, and writes about economics, health care and technology. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @timmullaney.
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Unemployment Tumbles in November, Keeping Fed on Track for Rate Rise
The unemployment rate declined to 4.6%, the Labor Department says in its final jobs report before the Fed's Dec. 13 to 14 meeting. Economists had expected a rate of 4.9%.
ADP Says November Brought 216,000 Private-Sector Jobs
The forecast-crushing employment number confirms the likelihood of a Fed hike next month.
Economy Grew Faster Than Initially Reported in Third Quarter on Consumer Strength
Consumer strength during third quarter bodes well for holiday shopping season.
Another Month, Another 160,000 to 180,000 New Jobs as Economy Simmers Along
Data this week should confirm that Trump will inherit a solid economy. Will he screw it up?
Fed Poised to Raise Interest Rates in December, Minutes Confirm
Minutes from the Fed's Nov. 1-2 meeting show policy makers were moving toward an increase even before Donald Trump's election as president caused inflation expectations to surge.