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Unemployment in Spain Still Almost 25%

Spain announced what economists claimed was good news. The National Statistics Institute (INE) reported that unemployment dropped to 23.67% in the third quarter (la tasa de paro es del 23,67%) from ...
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31% of Americans Believe It’s a Good Time to Find Job

Gallup reports that optimism about finding a job has jumped to a level rarely seen since the Great Recession. Improvement in gross domestic product, consumer sentiment and a drop in ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Buck Weak Economic Trends

The U.S. Labor Department has reported its weekly jobless claims for the last week, and it was a surprisingly good economic report. Despite weaker data elsewhere in rival economic reports, ...
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Gap to Hire More Seasonal Holiday Workers Than Walmart!

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) may have recently said that star CEO Glenn Murphy would not renew his contract with the company and will retire in February, but Gap and its ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Continue to Fall

The U.S. Department of Labor released the weekly jobless claims, which are continuing to remain very low and come in under estimates. This ongoing decline in workers filing for jobless ...
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JOLTS Report: US Job Openings Highest Since January 2001

The U.S. Labor Department has released its monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for the month of August. While this is a bit of a look back, compared to ...
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The 10 States With the Worst Quality of Life

The United States is one of the world’s most prosperous economies, with a gross domestic product that exceeded that of any other country last year. However, a vibrant economy alone ...
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Conference Board Shows Support for Strong Jobs Market Lasting

The Conference Board's most recent Employment Trends Index (ETI) shows a rise in the month of September to 121.68, versus an upwardly revised 121.32 in August. This represents a 6.1 ...
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ISM Shows Tick-Down in Non-Manufacturing Growth

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) has released its Non-Manufacturing Index for September with a reading of 58.6%. The Bloomberg consensus was close enough at 58.8%, but note that this ...
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Payrolls Scream Higher With Revisions, Unemployment at 5.9%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly Employment Situation Report for September on Friday morning. The official unemployment rate fell to 5.9%, versus the Bloomberg estimate of 6.1% ...
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Full 360-Degree Payrolls and Unemployment Report Preview

Friday morning will bring the key Employment Situation Report from the U.S. Department of Labor. Here is a 24/7 Wall St. full preview for Friday's numbers, given that the Federal ...
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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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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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National Association for Business Economics Offers Poor Outlook

The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) offered its September 2014 Outlook Survey report, posting the consensus of macroeconomic forecasts from a panel of 46 professional forecasters. The survey was ...
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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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