Jobs Report Likely Derails Case for September Fed Taper

The slowdown in job growth in August is likely to spoil the case for the Federal Reserve to start reversing its easy-money policies at its next policy meeting, but steady hiring could still lead officials to begin reducing their bond purchases later this year.

Consumer Confidence Continues Slide on Covid-19, Inflation Worries

A september survey showed a pullback in consumers’ intentions to make...

Home-Price Growth Hit Record in July

The Case-Shiller index rose 19.7% in the year that ended in...

Evergrande Bondholders Mull Next Steps in Wake of Missed Payment

Foreign investors in the Chinese property giant’s debt face the challenge...

Facebook Asks Oversight Board for Guidance on How It Regulates High-Profile Users

The board—an outside body that Facebook created to ensure the accountability...