US jobs resilient despite global challenges

Wage growth accelerates even as labour market adds fewer jobs

Small but serious threat of US recession

Growth fears are overdone but the Federal Reserve must be vigilant

Pharma holds key to US ratification of TPP

Obama’s Pacific trade deal hinges on Republican IP concerns

Risk of US recession low but rising

Mixed economic indicators have focused attention on employment

Fed official flags tight conditions

Expectations of rate rise at March meeting retreat amid market turmoil

Four takes on Fed fumble

Markets seemingly couldn’t wait for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates

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One cause of disquiet is the sense that those at the top are corrupt, complacent and incompetent

Tech groups face data transfer scrutiny

EU looks at methods devised after ECJ struck down ‘safe harbour’

US millennials caught in the parent trap

Home ownership among 18-34 year olds at its lowest since 1982

Hopes high for February market recovery

FT survey finds reasons to be cheerful amid gloom

Argentina resumes ‘holdout’ creditor talks

Macri’s election raises hopes of deal in decade-long dispute

Economic Outlook

Number of other activity indicators released during week

Experts see 20% chance of US recession

FT survey shows lessening expectations of Fed rate rises

US companies forced to disclose pay gap

Obama administration move aimed at tackling income inequality

EU, US tack towards web data ‘safe harbour’

Two sides scramble to reach transfer deal by deadline

US economic growth slows to 0.7%

Strong dollar hits exports and consumer spending cools

Fed stands back amid market gyrations

Rates unchanged as central bank monitors turmoil

Fed meeting: what to watch for

US policymakers give their assessment amid clouded outlook

China’s toughest test is within its walls

Economic transition carries risks but impact on markets is overstated

Fed risks looking out of step on rates

Yellen and her officials must acknowledge global picture has darkened since they last met

The FT’s overview of key American economic data, including GDP, inflation, unemployment, consumer indicators, interest rates and mortgage rates

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