Layoffs loom large over US jobs report

These gains on Wall Street were capped by stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs numbers for January. Hiring accelerated, but layoffs in the private sector surged.

Inflation outpaces wage growth for 26 months

While the Consumer Price Index is at the smallest annual increase in over two years, prices remain high. And inflation is outpacing wage growth, leaving many Americans struggling to stay afloat.

Stocks plummet after report shows inflation rose

Stocks tumbled Tuesday after a Labor Department report dashed any hopes that higher interest rates are slowing inflation. It was the worst day of the year for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite. Senior market analyst Phil Flynn shares the latest details.

Is now the time to invest in the stock market?

With inflation being a part of daily conversation and so much volatility in the stock market, many of you may be wondering whether you should be thinking about buying stocks. Financial planner Bill Bloom answers those questions.