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Americans watch stocks surge and unemployment drop but still don't feel great about the future, because those numbers don't tell the whole story.
The American economy has added jobs for a record 106 consecutive months, even as broader growth slows.
The US has added jobs for a record 105 straight months. But a commonly overlooked measure paints a far less rosy picture of the labor market.
The labor force participation rate sheds light on the degree to which Americans have given up on looking for work.
Customers see office furniture as a way to attract talent, but a tight labor market has caused order delays.
The job market is so hot that one restaurant ‘moved to counter service and disposable utensils’ to stay open
One restaurant "moved to counter service and disposable utensils" to stay open with a smaller staff, the Federal Reserve said.
The rise of involuntary part-time work makes the headline employment stats look good, but it increases inequality in the long run.
Wage growth has slowed because unemployment numbers do not account for gig economy workers, according to a Federal Reserve regional bank.
Global stocks were mixed on Friday as markets waited to see if US bank earnings would fuel fears of a first-half earnings recession.
Chinese industrial output rose 5.3% in the first two months of 2019, its slowest rate of growth in 17 years. And unemployment ticked higher.
Business Insider recently ranked the economies of all 50 states and DC, based on six economic measures. Here's how each state fared on those measures.