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STERLING UNDER PRESSURE STOCKS SLIP AS BONDS GAIN MARKETS WRAP


The pound dropped as British Prime Minister Theresa May found herself under renewed pressure just as Brexit talks enter a crucial phase... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 329

AUSTRALIA JOBS GROW AT FASTEST PACE SINCE 2008, INFLATION STILL LAGS


Data out on Thursday showed the unemployment rate slipped to 5.5 percent, compared with analysts' expectations for a steady 5.6 percent... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 0

AMERICANS ARE POURING BACK INTO THE WORKFORCE JOBS DATA SHOW


On one hand, the fact that people are finding work immediately suggests labor market tightness Employers are clearly snapping up staff... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 4566

WHO KILLED U.S. INFLATION? HERE ARE SUSPECTS IN YELLEN'S MYSTERY


Logically, there's a wage hand-off as America's massive post-World War II generation ages out of the labor market... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 613

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U.S. JOBS, PAY SHOW SOLID GAINS IN TRUMP'S FIRST FULL MONTH


The unemployment rate, which is derived from a separate Labor Department survey of households, fell as employment increased by 447,000... READ MORE

10th March, 2017 16815


The gap between that figure and the official unemployment rate narrowed, a further sign of tightening labor market conditions... READ MORE

7th September, 2014 686

U.S. STOCKS SLIP ON TECH DROP, DOLLAR UP AFTER FED


The greenback strengthened and 10-year Treasury yields climbed as the Fed suggested the strength of the labor market will ultimately prevail over weakness in inflation... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 627

LOWER-WAGE AMERICANS FINALLY GET SOME RELIEF IN THE JOB MARKET


Data indicating leeway for further job gains at the lower end include the underemployment rate, which was unchanged at 8.6 percent in July... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 527

JOBLESS CLAIMS IN U.S. DECLINED AHEAD OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION


Jobless claims fell by 11,000 to 254,000 in the week ended Nov. 5, a Labor Department report showed Thursday in Washington... READ MORE

10th November, 2016 344

FULL EMPLOYMENT MAY BE REDEFINED AS TRUMP ATTACKS U.S. BENCHMARK


While the unemployment rate stayed near its recent low in December, some further strengthening is expected in labor conditions... READ MORE

2nd February, 2017 300

LABOR SLACK'S VANISHING ACT SIGNALS U.S. WAGE GAINS COMING SOON


The unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 4.4 percent, the lowest since May 2007, Labor Department data showed Friday... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 273

U.S. JOBS WEAKNESS MAY BE TEMPORARY, BUT LOSS OF MOMENTUM ISN'T


While the unemployment rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3 percent, the employment-to-population ratio also declined... READ MORE

3rd June, 2017 270

U.S. SERVICES SECTOR SLOWS; PRIVATE PAYROLLS INCREASE


Another survey conducted by information services company Markit also showed services sector growth slowed last month, but stayed in expansion territory... READ MORE

7th November, 2014 263

FED MINUTES SUGGEST YELLEN MADE THE DIFFERENCE IN 'CLOSE CALL'


An opposing group argued that more slack remains for the labor market outside the official measure of unemployment... READ MORE

13th October, 2016 255

SIGNS THAT AMERICAN WORKERS ARE WINNING


Wage growth is going up and to the right... READ MORE

27th October, 2016 254

U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS, WAGES DATA POINT TO TIGHTENING MARKET


Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 278,000 for the week ended Nov... READ MORE

7th November, 2014 221

FATTER PAYCHECKS SET TO PERK UP U.S. GROWTH AS CONSUMER REBOUNDS


Federal Reserve policy makers have remained buoyant about wage growth picking up as part of a broader trend in faster inflation... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 179

AMERICANS SEE ENDURING WAGE GAINS AS LABOR MARKET TIGHTENS


The 4.7 percent jobless rate remains close to a nine-year low, even with a tick up last month... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 162

BONDS RISE DOLLAR FALLS STOCKS LITTLE CHANGED ON US JOBS


The jobless rate fell 0.3 percentage point to 4.6 percent as labor participation dropped for a second month... READ MORE

3rd December, 2016 145

YELLEN BET ON PULLING WORKERS BACK TO LABOR FORCE IS PAYING OFF


If workers hadn't come back, the strategy could have spurred an overly-tight labor market that sent wages and inflation up too quickly... READ MORE

9th July, 2017 138

U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS RISE, BUT LABOR MARKET STILL FIRMING


Companies are not laying off workers for weak demand recession conditions, said Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank in New York... READ MORE

1st January, 2015 135

STRONGER U.S. GROWTH SEEN IN 2015; FED TO HIKE RATES IN JUNE


Most economists in the poll said slower global growth and disinflation, a result of falling crude prices and weak demand, were the biggest risks to U... READ MORE

11th February, 2015 118

FILINGS FOR U.S. JOBLESS BENEFITS NEAR LOWEST SINCE 1970S


Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to near the lowest level since the 1970s, consistent with a still-improving labor market, a Labor Department report showed Thursday in Washington... READ MORE

19th January, 2017 91

MARKETS LEARN TO LIVE WITH A MORE HAWKISH YELLEN


With Yellen holding rates steady until December, quarterly GDP growth averaged just 1.9 percent... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 82

PLENTY OF BEAUTY IN U.S. JOBS DATA BENEATH UGLY MAIN NUMBER


For the March U.S. employment report, with its ugly headline payrolls number, it's what's inside that counts... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 67

JOBS REPORT COULD EASE CONCERNS ON ECONOMY


The resilience of the labor market suggests that the economy is not in any serious trouble, says Paul AshworthA of Capital Economics... READ MORE

31st March, 2016 62

FED OFFICIALS GRAPPLE WITH A WELCOME NEW PROBLEM


Fed Officials Grapple With a Welcome New Problem Faster Growth... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 56

DOLLAR DRIFTS AROUND A?123.90 ON DISAPPOINTING CHINA DATA


The dollar drifted around 123.90 in Tokyo trading Friday as sluggish manufacturing data rekindled concerns about China's economy... READ MORE

24th July, 2015 13

JOBS REPORT APRIL 2016: MILLIONS OF AMERICANS ARE REJOINING THE LABOR MARKET, BUT WHO ARE THEY?


Since September 2015, the labor force participation rate has increased 0.6 percent for working-age adults. But Americans aren't returning in equal numbers... READ MORE

7th May, 2016 8

IS AMERICA RACIST? WAGE GAP FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS PERSISTS AS BLACKS WORK MORE HOURS


By 2014, the median household income for black families had increased to 43,300, but white families earned a median income of about 71,300... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 0

AMERICANS' VIEWS OF ECONOMY DIM IN WEEKLY CONSUMER COMFORT GAUGE


Still, the gauge closed out the best half-year since the final six months of 2011 as households embraced solid opportunities in the labor market... READ MORE

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