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USD/AUD (AUD=X) Looks For Traction From Stronger Employment Growth, Lower Unemployment

USD/AUD (AUD=X) Looks For Traction From Stronger Employment Growth, Lower Unemployment The Australian Dollar rose against a majority of developed world currencies Wednesday, recovering from an overnight slump, as traders took up positions.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 13th, 2018

Canada Shed Jobs in April, While Wages Rose to Near Six-Year High

Canada unexpectedly shed jobs in April on a drop in part-time employment. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at a decade-plus low and wage growth accelerated at its fastest pace in nearly six years......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 11th, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond yields post weekly fall as traders weigh Fed, jobs report

Treasury yields hold their ground on Friday after a key report on U.S. employment showed the unemployment rate fell to its lowest since 2000 even as wage growth was muted......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2018

Futures lower in choppy trading after U.S. jobs report

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell briefly after the release of April nonfarm payrolls report, which showed job growth rose less than expected and the unemployment rate fell to a 17-1/2-year low......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 4th, 2018

Aflac (AFL) Q1 Earnings Beat on Margin Growth, View Intact

Aflac (AFL) Q1 earnings gain from stronger yen/dollar exchange rate, favorable pretax margins and a lower effect.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 26th, 2018

Bank of England to keep rates steady, maybe an August hike

The BoE has said it wants to see stronger growth before raising rates......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews1 hr. 52 min. ago

Stubborn Unemployment Rate Keeps Getting Lower. What’s the Fed to Do?

Economic theory says low rates cause higher prices, but inflation isn’t playing along this time.....»»

Category: worldSource: nyt8 hr. 22 min. ago

Powell Says Solid Economy Supports More Fed Rate Rises

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said economic growth has built a strong case for continuing to lift interest rates, and he warned against policy complacency now that the central bank has nearly achieved its employment and price stability goals......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj15 hr. 37 min. ago

Starbucks forecasts same-store sales below estimates

Starbucks Corp on Tuesday forecast global comparable store sales for the current quarter below Wall Street's estimates and said it anticipates lower net new store growth in the U.S. for fiscal 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 19th, 2018

Employment opportunities: Best US cities for job seekers in 2018

According to a recent study, there are particular U.S. cities that are most benefiting from the current unemployment low. Here are the 10 best cities for job seekers in 2018 so far.    &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 18th, 2018

Market Mysteries

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, Unemployment at 3.8%, earnings growth at 26%, Q2 GDP growth pegged at a solid 4% or so, $NDX and small caps making new all time highs week after week. Markets ignoring all potential bad news (.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 17th, 2018

Unemployment Remains High In Several States

Even though the national U.S. unemployment rate hit a multi-year low of 3.8% in May, employment totals vary widely among the states and the unemployment rate fell below the national average in only........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 16th, 2018

Conagra"s (CAG) Growth Prospects Bright Amid Margin Pressure

Conagra (CAG) expects value-over-volume strategy, lower taxes and portfolio reshaping moves to boost its near-term results. However, inflation in input prices remains a major drag. On Jun .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 15th, 2018

Sluggish wage growth puzzling, Fed’s Powell says

Despite a tightening labor market and low unemployment, employees have not seen a meaningful increase in wages......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 14th, 2018

Retail Sales Soared in May

Americans spent a big chunk of their paychecks on retail goods in May, one of several developments helping lift the economy to a stronger phase of growth this year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

Merrill Lynch Says Buy U.S. Stocks Now – 4 Top Picks For The Rest Of 2018

It has become abundantly clear that for the first time in years the U.S. economy appears to be on the best footing it has been in some time. Unemployment has dropped to 3.8% and U.S. growth is........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 14th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales Soared in May

Americans spent a big chunk of their paychecks on retail goods in May, one of several developments helping lift the economy to a stronger phase of growth this year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

Australian Dollar May Fall on ECB After Brushing off Jobs Data

DailyFX com Australian Dollar Talking Points Australian Dollar emerged unscathed after disappointing local employment data Discouraged workers leaving may have lowered unemployment full time jobs fell AUD USD may fall on the ECB.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJun 14th, 2018

Report: Arizona tech industries top 8,000 companies, 168K jobs

Arizona has more than 8,000 technology companies operating in the state, with a growing tech workforce of more than 168,200 jobs, a new Arizona Technology Council report shows. The tech community has seen a 1.38 percent employment growth, which rank.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2018

What"s really going on with wages in America

With unemployment near historic lows, there seems to be just one missing piece in the economic recovery: Wage growth......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 13th, 2018

The "Real" America: 21.5% Unemployment, 10% Inflation, And Negative Economic Growth

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Every time the mainstream media touts some .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018