U.S. December payrolls up less than expected

U.S. December payrolls up less than expected

(Reuters) – U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in December, but the pace of hiring remains more than enough to keep the longest economic expansion in history on track despite a deepening downturn in a manufacturing sector stung by trade disputes. KEY...
Will cooling US jobs growth encourage Fed to cut rates?

Will cooling US jobs growth encourage Fed to cut rates?

The US economy added 145,000 jobs at the end of 2019, a figure that has raised the question of another Federal Reserve interest rate cut. While the unemployment rate remained flat at 3.5 per cent in December, the total is lower than November’s 256,000 jobs, a number...