The president avoided major action on the practice of sweeping up billions of phone, email and text messages from across the globe.
More jobs and fewer seekers might indicate the employment market is getting back to normal.
Some investors, however, see recent flat-lining as ‘a healthy pause’
The new technology relies on communication among robots.
But higher mortgage rates could be slowing a surge as December’s numbers reveal a dip in the trend.
Bad weather and a flood of last-minute online shopping orders left the company overwhelmed.