Declines in U.S. goods were offset by an uptick in the labor market.
Very little has changed for many companies in terms of the size of the finance function.
Companies with CFO openings and candidates for those posts both have good reasons these days for taking a conservative approach.
Although still hiring and spending, small businesses have lower expectations about growth in real sales.
While U.S. job growth slowed to 151,000 jobs after a year-end surge, the unemployment rate fell to an eight-year low.
More workers were hired and many put in more hours, but overall they produced less, said the Labor Department.
While a survey shows a decline in the growth rate from a year ago, 2015 as a whole was "a very strong year" for the middle market.
More than 1.2 million Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club associates are slated to receive pay increases under the second phase of a program to invest in…
More than half of U.S. CFOs surveyed by Robert Half reported offering more money for new hires, with an average pay increase of 10%.
Employers added 257,000 jobs in December, the biggest gain for all of 2015 and another sign that strong job growth is continuing.