Category: Jobs

U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $ 4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 on Tuesday in a final White House budget that met immediate Republican resistance for its cost and reliance on tax hikes to fund domestic priorities. Obama, a Democrat who leaves office next January, sought to outline his fiscal and political…

All eyes focused today on the March jobs report, with the S&P (^GSPC) selling off slightly after the Labor Department reported that 215,000 jobs were added last month, accompanied by moderately rising wages and an uptick in the participation rate. But overlooked was arguably the biggest story of the day. Yahoo! Finance: Top Stories