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.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports Friday that July nonfarm payrolls rose by 209,000 and the unemployment rate increased to 6.2%.
The Federal Reserve announces a cut in its bond purchasing program and that it will keep rates near historic lows.
The Labor Department reports Friday that the United States in May added 217,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate remained at 6.3%.
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.
The economy did add more jobs than forecast, though.
Here are five story lines that matter for Tuesday's Florida primary.
Senate Republicans block consumer protection nominee Richard Cordray.
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.
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.