Unemployment Rate Increases But Remains Low

The unemployment rate increased in February for the first time since last summer, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But it remains low by historical standards at 3.9%.

U.S. Economy Adds 353,000 Jobs in January

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 353,000 in January, with the unemployment rate flat at 3.7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Feb. 2.

Job Market Grows by 216,000 in December

The job market held steady in December, with growth in payrolls of 216,000 and the unemployment rate unchanged at 3.7%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

New Home Sales Dip From September

New single‚Äźfamily home sales fell 5.6% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 679,000, the Census Bureau reported Monday.

Pending Home Sales Shrink

Pending home sales shrunk 2.7% in May the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday.