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TrimTabs Shows Payrolls Remain Mostly Healthy in September

With all eyes on Friday's payrolls and unemployment report coming from the U.S. Labor Department, investors and economists are looking for any signs at all to get an opinion of ...
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ADP Shows Payrolls Recovery in September

ADP has released its September private sector payrolls data. This is used by economists and traders as a barometer for each month's U.S. Labor Department payrolls report. ADP said private ...
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Full Preview for September Unemployment and Payrolls Report

This Friday will bring the key jobs report from the U.S. Labor Department. While the financial markets will want a positive payrolls number, the reality is that the bulls may ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Holding Under 300,000

The U.S. Labor Department has released its weekly jobless claims, and we have another week of less than 300,000 in new claims. The trend is still lower, with claims rising ...
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CPI Moves From Inflation to Deflation

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of August on Wednesday morning. Consumer prices fell in August, which creates a conundrum for a ...
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Food and Energy Put Pressure on PPI

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Producer Price Index (PPI) for the month of August. Most readings came out flat with the previous month’s numbers. The PPI for final ...
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State With the Highest Deaths on the Job

Work-related deaths dropped slightly from 2012 to 2103, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), down from 4,628 to 4,405. Maybe worker safety programs are yielding better results. The ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise

The U.S. Department of Labor has released its report on weekly jobless claims. Some economists were wondering if the Employment Situation's weak payrolls report from the previous week would have any ...
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Hiring, Quits, Firing — JOLTS Remains Virtually Unchanged

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS report, on Tuesday. The job openings and hiring statistics remained somewhat static from the ...
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Did the Labor Department Drastically Undercount August Payrolls?

The U.S. Labor Department issued its August Employment Situation report on Friday, and the numbers were so weak that many investors and economic watchers must be wondering if the numbers ...
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Weak Payrolls From Labor Dept. Not So Bad for Markets

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Employment Situation Report for August Friday morning. The knee-jerk reaction from seeing the number might be misleading for what this actually means. The ...
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ADP Payrolls Report Unlikely to Sway Labor Department Estimates

The ADP payrolls report was released Thursday morning, showing that private sector payrolls increased by 204,000 in the month of August. This came in short of Bloomberg’s estimate of 223,000, ...
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Labor Department Weekly Jobless Claims Remaining Low

The U.S. Labor Department is out with its reading on weekly jobless claims. Applications for jobless benefits rose by 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 302,000 for the week ending August ...
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What to Expect in the Unemployment and Payrolls Report

The U.S. Department of Labor is set to report the official Employment Situation for August on Friday morning. The estimates for the month may not have significant changes from the July report, but you ...
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TrimTabs and Gallup Signal Strong Jobs Growth in August

Wednesday marked a 48-hour countdown to the Friday unemployment and payrolls report from the U.S. Labor Department. While many investors try to use ADP Payrolls as a benchmark for the ...
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