Category: Economy

Economy

U.S. Added 273,000 Jobs Last Month, But Economists Brace For Coronavirus Impact

Employers continued to add jobs in February, and the unemployment rate remained near historic lows. Brian Snyder/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Brian Snyder/Reuters Employers continued to add jobs in February, and the unemployment rate remained near historic lows. Brian Snyder/Reuters Updated at 10:31 a.m. ET Fear of the coronavirus doesn’t appear to have infected the […]

Economy

Fed Cuts Interest Rates In Emergency Response To Coronavirus

U.S. stock indexes rose sharply on Monday in anticipation of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images U.S. stock indexes rose sharply on Monday in anticipation of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Updated at 1:26 p.m. ET Federal Reserve officials have cut […]

Economy

Stocks Fall Sharply On Coronavirus Fears

Specialist Mark Fitzgerald works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Markets are down across Europe, Asia, and the U.S. as the virus spreads to more countries around the world. Richard Drew/AP hide caption toggle caption Richard Drew/AP Specialist Mark Fitzgerald works on the floor of the New York […]

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