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Economists Think Unemployment Is Headed to a 50-Year Low

Economists expect the low U.S. unemployment rate to go even lower over the next year, reaching levels not seen in a half-century......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

U.S. economy extends its hiring spree, with a better than expected 223,000 new jobs in May

The unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, the lowest since 2000. Many economists predict it will fall even lower this year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 1st, 2018

Jobs report beats, unemployment rate falls to 18-year low

Seth Wenig/AP The US unemployment rate dropped to an 18-year low of 3.8% in May and employers hired more people than economists had forecast, accor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2018

U.S. gains 223,000 jobs in May; unemployment falls to 3.8%

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The U.S. created 223,000 new jobs in May, another strong gain that knocked the unemployment rate down to an 18-year low of 3.8%. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected a gain of 200,000 nonfarm jobs. The average hourly w.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

Economic Report: Jobs trend still strong after ‘disappointing’ March number, economists say

Here’s what economists are saying about the March payrolls report, which showed 103,000 new jobs created in the month and the unemployment rate holding at a 17-year low of 4.1%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 6th, 2018

Midyear jobs report: Central Florida unemployment remains low

Central Florida is still strong with job growth, adding 41,007 to its labor force since last year while continuing a low unemployment rate. The area posted a 3.6 percent unemployment rate in June, according to CareerSource Central Florida's monthly.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 19 min. ago

US Jobless Claims Lowest Since 1969

US Jobless Claims Lowest Since 1969 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than 48.5 year low last week as the l.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 19th, 2018

ECB to hike rates in 2019 say economists polled by Reuters

The European Central Bank will raise rates in the second half of next year, according to a Reuters poll of economists, who were confident that will be before the next economic downturn. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to more than 48-1/2-year low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in more than 48-1/2 years, as the labor market continues to strengthen......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 19th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims hit more than 48-and-a-half-year low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in more than 48-1/2 years, as the labor market continues to strengthen......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to more than 48-and-a-half-year low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in more than 48-1/2 years, as the labor market continues to strengthen......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

How to hire top talent when competition is fierce

We all want the best talent for our teams, but finding and retaining talent has become harder, especially this year. With unemployment at an 18-year low, we are facing a buyer’s market where the most talented people can pick the jobs they want. In T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2018

NewsWatch: Americans quitting their jobs at fastest rate since 2001 — and that’s a good thing

Job openings in the U.S. slipped to 6.64 million in May from a record 6.84 million as companies filled more open positions, reflecting a fast-charging U.S. economy whose steady growth has pushed the unemployment rate down to an 18-year low......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

U.S. job quits rate hits 17-year high; labor market tightening

More American workers voluntarily quit their jobs in May, government data showed on Tuesday, a sign of confidence in the labor market that economists say will soon boost wage growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans quitting their jobs at fastest rate since 2001 — and that’s a good thing

Job openings in the U.S. slipped to 6.64 million in May from a record 6.84 million as companies filled more open positions, reflecting a fast-charging U.S. economy whose steady growth has pushed the unemployment rate down to an 18-year low......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

Black Unemployment Remains High

Economists regularly point out the unemployment of black Americans is at multiyear and perhaps all-time lows. It is still, however, nearly double that of whites......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 7th, 2018

Economic Report: The unemployment rate rose for a good reason — 601,000 workers searching for jobs

Here’s how economists and other analysts reacted to the June jobs report released Friday morning......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 6th, 2018

June jobs report: U.S. economy adds 213,000 jobs but unemployment rises to 4%

Employment growth was strong for a second consecutive month as the economy added 213,000 jobs in June despite worker shortages and trade tensions. Economists had expected 195,000 job gains.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 6th, 2018

Another strong jobs report. Here"s why unemployment went up

The US economy added 213,000 jobs in June. The unemployment rate inched up to 4%, the first increase in almost a year. CNNMoney's Christine Romans reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 6th, 2018

Jobless Rate Rises as Steady Hiring Draws More to Labor Force

The unemployment rate rose in June from an 18-year low, but steady hiring and more job seekers suggest a strong labor market drew in Americans from the sidelines. U.S. nonfarm payrolls rose 213,000, while the unemployment rate increased to 4.0% from 3.8%......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 6th, 2018

US unemployment rate jumps even though employers add more jobs than expected

Mike Segar/Reuters The June jobs report showed employers added 213,000 nonfarm payrolls, more than economists had expected. The unemployment rate jumped from 3.8%, the lowest since 2000, to 4% because more people joined the labo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2018