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Why is a solid jobs report was being ignored early on Friday? Is the assumption that things are going to be much worse in a week, a month and maybe for much longer?
Jon C. Ogg
The global growth story has weakened in 2020. The good news, at least so far, is that the U.S. job market largely has been unaffected.
Jon C. Ogg
ADP reported a surprising number of private sector payrolls added in January. See how that will affect expectations for Friday's employment report from the Labor Department.
Jon C. Ogg
Some economists have been pointing to cracks in the overall forecast for the jobs market in 2020. One factor that will support at least some of the concerns is the Labor Department's Job Openings and...
Jon C. Ogg
The United States has now gone 10 straight years with consistent and consecutive jobs growth, after an in-line jobs report on Friday.
Jon C. Ogg
While the initial Employment Situation report for December from the Bureau of labor Statistics has still not been released, it may not much matter in the job market whether the year-end unemployment...
Jon C. Ogg
America has enjoyed its lowest unemployment in five decades as the national figure has fallen to 3.3% in recent months. According to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in one city, it was...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its unemployment numbers for America’s 389 metro areas for the month of November. The trend was generally positive. Unemployment for the month was down...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The jobless rate in America has dropped to a five-decade low. Bucking that trend is Alaska, the state with the highest unemployment rate.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: PaulPellegrino / Getty ImagesThe newly released Employment Situation for November, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows that the economy added 266,000 jobs last month and that the...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Situation report showed that the economy added 80,000 more nonfarm payrolls than expected during November.
Jon C. Ogg
The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its unemployment numbers for America’s 389 metro areas for the month of October. The trend was generally positive. Unemployment for the month was...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The so-called JOLTS report targets the internal metrics inside of the employment market in a different manner than other payrolls reports.
Jon C. Ogg
The latest monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation report shows that the unemployment rate ticked a tad higher.
Jon C. Ogg
Measuring the true rate of inflation might not be as easy as it seems. After a weak wholesale inflation reading for September, consumer inflation ticked up in September.
Jon C. Ogg