Despite a hurricane-impacted loss of 33,000 jobs in September, Friday’s employment report came in better than expected in other respects, raising prospects of a rate increase by the Federal Reserve later this year.
Week in Review September 8, 2017
Stock prices and bond yields fell last week as nervous investors braced for another major American hurricane and the next round of threats from North Korea.
Week in Review July 21, 2017
U.S. stocks and bonds closed mostly higher last week as investors absorbed a bevy of corporate earnings reports and awaited this week’s Federal Reserve meeting, at which the central bank is expected to leave interest rates unchanged for now.