Ireland's unemployment rate has fallen to 9.8 percent, the first time in six years that joblessness levels can be measured in single digits.
A closely-watched survey shows employers in the eurozone hiring extra staff at the fastest rate in four years even though growth momentum waned in May for the second straight month.
The Commerce Department reports on April U.S. home construction Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.
Like an underachieving student, the U.S. economy isn't living up to the high hopes it began the year with.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits ticked lower last week, pushing down the four-week average of applications to its lowest level since April 2000.
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