Inflation increased 0.4% in September

(WASHINGTON) -- The consumer price index rose 0.4% in September on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.1% in August, the Labor Department said Thursday. Prices rose 8.2% over the last 12 months, the department said. Increases in the shelter, food, and medical care indexes... Read More.

US economy added 263K jobs in September

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 3.5% from 3.7%. Economists were predicting a gain of 250,000 jobs last month. Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality and in health care, according to the Department of... Read More.