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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims at 211,000, 4-week average lowest since 1969

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS AT 211,000, 4-WEEK AVERAGE LOWEST SINCE 1969

The DOL reported : In the week ending May 5, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 211,000, unchanged from...

April Employment Report: 164,000 Jobs Added, 3.9% Unemployment Rate

APRIL EMPLOYMENT REPORT: 164,000 JOBS ADDED, 3.9% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

From the BLS : Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 164,000 in April, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.9 percent,...

 
 
 
Unemployment rate falls below 4 percent for first time since 2000 - but for a bad reason

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS BELOW 4 PERCENT FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2000 - BUT FOR A BAD REASON

WASHINGTON - The U.S. labor market improved somewhat last month, adding a solid 164,000 net jobs while the unemployment rate reached...

College grads should have a relatively stress-free job search this year - but economists worry for the Class of 2019

COLLEGE GRADS SHOULD HAVE A RELATIVELY STRESS-FREE JOB SEARCH THIS YEAR - BUT ECONOMISTS WORRY FOR THE CLASS OF 2019

Low unemployment as reported in April jobs report means that the the job search for recent college grads isn't going to be too stressful. Growth...

 
 
 
Job growth increased less than expected in April

JOB GROWTH INCREASED LESS THAN EXPECTED IN APRIL

US job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 percent as some...

IMF: Mideast not growing fast enough to reduce unemployment

IMF: MIDEAST NOT GROWING FAST ENOUGH TO REDUCE UNEMPLOYMENT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that nearly a quarter of the Middle East's youth are unemployed,...

 
 
 
Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 209,000

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DECREASE TO 209,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending April 21, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 209,000, a decrease of...

Local unemployment rates reveal a surprising amount about what's going on in the economy - and they're hinting at a boom in manufacturing

LOCAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATES REVEAL A SURPRISING AMOUNT ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON IN THE ECONOMY - AND THEY'RE HINTING AT A BOOM IN MANUFACTURING

Andrew Burton/Getty Images UBS used estimates of how county-level unemployment has changed in the last years to illustrate broader...

 
 
 
March Employment Report: 103,000 Jobs Added, 4.1% Unemployment Rate

MARCH EMPLOYMENT REPORT: 103,000 JOBS ADDED, 4.1% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

From the BLS : Total nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 103,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent,...

Conservative Magazine Swoops In to Give Newly-Unemployed Columnist Kevin Williamson Next Article

CONSERVATIVE MAGAZINE SWOOPS IN TO GIVE NEWLY-UNEMPLOYED COLUMNIST KEVIN WILLIAMSON NEXT ARTICLE

The Atlantic's editor in chief, Jeffrey Goldberg , sent his staff an email on Thursday announcing the firing of just-hired opinion...

 
 
 
States where pay is rising the fastest, ranked

STATES WHERE PAY IS RISING THE FASTEST, RANKED

JMarro/Shutterstock Wage growth across the US averaged 3.1% in 2017. Idaho had the largest wage growth because of low unemployment...

Millions unemployed, plunging house prices and a global economic crash: Here's the apocalyptic scenario Britain's banks will be stress tested against in 2018

MILLIONS UNEMPLOYED, PLUNGING HOUSE PRICES AND A GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRASH: HERE'S THE APOCALYPTIC SCENARIO BRITAIN'S BANKS WILL BE STRESS TESTED AGAINST IN 2018

Bank of England releases 2018 stress test scenario, designed to test British banks' ability to withstand negative shocks. The main...

 
 
 
Aquent Founder Pumps $100M Into Recruiting Marketplace Scout Exchange

AQUENT FOUNDER PUMPS $100M INTO RECRUITING MARKETPLACE SCOUT EXCHANGE

In today's job market, as U.S. hiring rises and the unemployment rate remains low , it's even more important for employers to quickly...

Modest Wage Gains In February As Economy Adds Robust 313,000 Jobs

MODEST WAGE GAINS IN FEBRUARY AS ECONOMY ADDS ROBUST 313,000 JOBS

The largest increase in jobs in 1 1/2 years was accompanied by a 2.6 percent year-on-year increase in wages, a slowdown from January's...

 
 
 
February Employment Report: 313,000 Jobs Added, 4.1% Unemployment Rate

FEBRUARY EMPLOYMENT REPORT: 313,000 JOBS ADDED, 4.1% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

From the BLS : Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 313,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent,...

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims increase to 231,000

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS INCREASE TO 231,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending March 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 231,000, an increase of...

 
 
 
International Women's Day 2018: Gender bias in medical research is putting women's health at risk

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2018: GENDER BIAS IN MEDICAL RESEARCH IS PUTTING WOMEN'S HEALTH AT RISK

When I was a poor, unemployed graduate desperately trying to scrape together enough money to stay afloat in London, I thought doing...

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 210,000, 4-Week Average lowest since 1969

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DECREASE TO 210,000, 4-WEEK AVERAGE LOWEST SINCE 1969

The DOL reported : In the week ending February 24, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 210,000, a decrease...

 
 
 
Wall Street's favorite new thing to worry about may already be in the rearview mirror

WALL STREET'S FAVORITE NEW THING TO WORRY ABOUT MAY ALREADY BE IN THE REARVIEW MIRROR

REUTERS/Fred Prouser Wall Street is worried stronger wage growth will lead the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more quickly. Evidence...

Dog Surprises Owner By Qualifying For Unemployment Benefits

DOG SURPRISES OWNER BY QUALIFYING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Instances of identity theft are on the rise, and fake unemployment claims are one way scammers are leaching money from state governments....