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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

Dow Jones industrial average: Stocks end higher on solid jobs, earnings reports

The Dow ended higher Friday, fueled partly by a snapshot of U.S. employment, which showed job growth surged and unemployment hit a fiv.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 3rd, 2019

Unemployment Drops To Lowest Rate In 50 Years, April Jobs Number Exceeds Forecasts

Analysts expected nonfarm payroll growth of 185,000 jobs, and the market didn’t disappoint. The national employment metric grew from 196,000 in March to 263,000 in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 3rd, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. job growth slows in July, unemployment rate dips

U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in July as employment in the transportation and utilities sectors fell, but a drop in the unemployment rate suggested that the labor market was tightening......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 3rd, 2018

Long-dated U.S. government bond yields edge lower after jobs report

Treasury yields slipped slightly early Friday after an important read of monthly employment came in below expectations on a headline basis, although the unemployment rate fell to 3.9% from 4%. The yield for the 10-year Treasury note was at 2.973%, fr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 3rd, 2018

U.S. job growth slows in July, unemployment rate drops

U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in July as employment in the transportation and utilities sectors fell, but a drop in the unemployment rate suggested that labor market conditions continued to tighten......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 3rd, 2018

August Employment Report Shows Solid Job, Wage Growth

August nonfarm payroll growth came in better than expected while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.9%. Wages increased as well, but June and July job growth was cut by a combined total of........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 7th, 2018

Payrolls Miss Due To Hurricane But Revisions Surge; Unemployment At 48 Year Low

Ahead of today's jobs report, Nomura's Bilal Hafeez summarized the worst case scenario as "weak employment but high wage growth." And moments ago, we got one half of this scenario materializi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 5th, 2018

Unemployment and Payrolls Meet Goldilocks

It has not been too unusual to see many of the economic numbers showing some signs of slower growth in recent weeks. The same is now true of the U.S. Department of Labor's monthly Employment........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 7th, 2018

Market Rebounds On Trade Optimism, Tech Bounce; Jobs Report Stronger Than Expected

A stronger-than-expected government report on the nation’s employment situation provided investors with some good news to cap a dismal week that saw worries about global economic growth ratchet up. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 4th, 2019

WTI Slides Below $63 After Surprise Crude & Gasoline Builds

WTI traded lower today (finding support around $63) as anxiety over the ongoing US-China trade deal weighed on global growth (demand) sentiment (after yesterday's gains on OPEC/Saudi supply comments). “Given the fact that the macro environ.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 21st, 2019

Jokowi Uses Election Win to Tackle Indonesia Growth Risks

Jokowi, as the president is known, won the April 17 presidential race with 55.5% of votes. Indonesian President Joko Widodo heads into his second term with a stronger mandate to tackle the significant risks facing Southeast Asia's biggest eco.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 21st, 2019

U.S., China need to reverse course in trade row to help economy: OECD

Economic growth in China and the United States could be 0.2-0.3% lower on average by 2021 and 2022 if the two countries do not row back on tit-for-tat tariffs in their dispute that has dampened the global economic outlook, the OECD said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) to Report Q1 Earnings: What"s in Store?

Soft comps & lower margin will likely mar Williams-Sonoma (WSM) fiscal Q1 results. E-commerce growth, digital leadership, product innovation & operational excellence will partly offset the negatives. .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 20th, 2019

NY state posts job gains while unemployment remains at 3.9%

New employment data shows New York state added nearly 25,000 Preliminary released by the state Department of Labor on Thursday show there were more than 8.3 million private-sector jobs in New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

U.K. Unemployment Rate Lowest In 45 Years - Wage Growth Has Gone Missing Though

U.K. Unemployment Rate Lowest In 45 Years - Wage Growth Has Gone Missing Though.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 17th, 2019