Joe Deaux

Staff Reporter

Joe Deaux joined TheStreet in May 2011. He holds a bachelor's degree from Seton Hall University and two master's degrees from Columbia University, where he attended the Graduate School of Journalism.



Jobs Report Records Jump in Unemployment Rate Despite 6th Straight Month of 200,000 Jobs Added

Jobs Report Records Jump in Unemployment Rate Despite 6th Straight Month of 200,000 Jobs Added

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports Friday that July nonfarm payrolls rose by 209,000 and the unemployment rate increased to 6.2%.

Fed Continues to Taper Its Stimulus Initiative

Fed Continues to Taper Its Stimulus Initiative

The Federal Reserve announces a cut in its bond purchasing program and that it will keep rates near historic lows.

The Jobs Report Tells Americans This About Their Wages

The Jobs Report Tells Americans This About Their Wages

The Labor Department reports Friday that the United States in May added 217,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate remained at 6.3%.

April Jobs Report Is Robust, But That Might Belie Truth

April Jobs Report Is Robust, But That Might Belie Truth

The Labor Department reports April jobs surge by 288,000, while the unemployment rate drops to 6.3% as the extremely cold weather effects on the economy begin to dissipate.

Jobs Report Is Bitter-Sweet: Unemployment Rate Rises

Jobs Report Is Bitter-Sweet: Unemployment Rate Rises

The economy did add more jobs than forecast, though.

Florida Primary: Follow These 5 Story Lines

Florida Primary: Follow These 5 Story Lines

Here are five story lines that matter for Tuesday's Florida primary.

GOP Blocks Obama's Nominee to Head Consumer Agency

GOP Blocks Obama's Nominee to Head Consumer Agency

Senate Republicans block consumer protection nominee Richard Cordray.

Warren Buffett: Tax the Rich

Warren Buffett: Tax the Rich

Legendary investor Warren Buffett writes in an opinion piece that it's time to stop coddling the super-rich and to increase the taxes they pay.

Ron Paul, Barney Frank Introduce Pot Legalization Bill

Ron Paul, Barney Frank Introduce Pot Legalization Bill

Rep. Barney Frank (D., Mass.) and Rep. Ron Paul (R., Texas) introduced a bill in Congress on Thursday that would lift the federal prohibition on marijuana.