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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

Business economists: Solid growth ahead but risks from trade

A group of business economists foresee U.S. economic growth remaining solid next year, with unemployment falling further and only a slight chance of a recession......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 3rd, 2018

Economy added 134,000 jobs in September; unemployment falls to nearly 50-year low

The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent as the economy added 134,000 jobs in September. Economists ha.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 5th, 2018

Economy added 134,000 jobs in September, unemployment falls to nearly 50-year low

The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent as the economy added 134,000 jobs in September. Economists ha.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 5th, 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

UNLOCKED: These are OBJ"s 2019 CEOs of the Year

Central Florida's economy has been chugging along pretty strongly — and that engine, which includes thousands of companies, organizations and government agencies, is headed up by several dynamic, influential top executives. These leading individ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2019

Jobless claims dive even lower, sit at nearly 50-year low

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in Mid-April fell for the fifth week in a row to a nearly 50-year low of 192,000......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims dive even lower to 192,000, sit at nearly 50-year low

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in Mi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims lowest since 1969; unemployment rolls shrink

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to more than a 49-1/2-year low last week, pointing to sustained strength in the economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 18th, 2019

Underwear or pickles? These are some of the alternative ways for measuring China’s economy.

China is preparing to release economic growth figures for the first quarter of the year. But many economists wonder just how reliable the statistics are......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2019

Weekly jobless claims fall to 49-year low as market tightens

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly dropped, falling to the lowest level since October 1969 and suggesting little sign of cooling in a tight labor market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 11th, 2019

U.S. labor market strong; inflation pressures benign

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a 49-1/2-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could assuage fears the economy was rapidly losing momentum......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

U.S. labor market tightening; inflation pressures moderate

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a 49-1/2-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could temper expectations of a sharp slowdown in economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

How much you"ll have if you start saving $5,500 a year at age 25

In light of cultural and economic changes, it makes sense that a lot of young people can't easily imagine where they're headed. Here's how to make sure you're prepared for a variety of outcomes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 5th, 2019

The Fed: More Fed rate hikes this year can’t be ruled out after March jobs recovery

The March jobs report allows the Federal Reserve to remain on hold for months but economists don’t rule out the chance of another hike at some point......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2019

Economic Report: Economists see a labor market that keeps on trucking as payrolls bounce back

What economists are saying about the March jobs report, which showed 196,000 positions added in the month as the unemployment rate held at 3.8%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2019

Economy added solid 196,000 jobs in March, unemployment stays at 3.8%

The economy added 196,000 jobs in March. Economists expected 175,000 gains. The .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 5th, 2019

Economic Report: Hiring speeds up as U.S. economy adds 196,000 jobs in March

The U.S. created 196,000 new jobs last month after a swoon in February, an encouraging gain that hints growth in the economy is ready for a revival. The flush of new jobs kept the unemployment rate near a 50-year low of 3.8%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2019