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Economic Report: U.S. job openings fall in August to a 18 month low as hiring and the economy slow

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Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2019

Economic Report: Job openings dip to 7.32 million in May, but cling near record high even as hiring slows

Job openings in the U.S. fell to slightly to 7.32 million in May, but they remain close to a record high and suggest that hiring is unlikely to slow dramatically even though the economy has softened......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2019

Economic Report: Home-price gains accelerated in February before coronavirus hit the U.S. economy

While the coronavirus pandemic has caused real-estate transactions to slow significantly, the jury is out on whether home prices will fall as a result......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 28th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. creates 145,000 jobs in December as hiring slows and wage growth softens

The economy created 145,000 new jobs in the final month of 2019, capping off the ninth straight year in which employment gains have topped the 2 million mark.The unemployment rate stayed at a 50-year low of 3.5%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2020

Economic Preview: Job creation seen tapering off in December amid tight labor market and slower economy

The U.S. economy probably added enough new jobs last month to push employment gains in 2019 above 2 million for the ninth straight year, but the pace of hiring is slowing. Here’s what to watch in the December U.S. jobs report due on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. sees hiring surge in November as economy adds 266,000 new jobs

The economy produced a robust 266,000 new jobs in November and the unemployment rate returned to a 50-year low, reflecting the resilience of a rock-solid U.S. labor market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2019

Decreasing U.S. job openings point to cooling labor market

U.S. job openings fell to a 1-1/2-year low in August and hiring declined, suggesting employment growth was slowing largely because of ebbing demand for labor as the economy loses momentum......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 9th, 2019

Falling U.S. job openings point to slowing labor market

U.S. job openings fell to a 1-1/2-year low in August and hiring declined, suggesting employment growth was slowing largely because of ebbing demand for labor as the economy loses momentum......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 9th, 2019

Economic Report: ADP says 135,000 private-sector jobs created in September as U.S. hiring continues to slow

The nation’s businesses added a modest 135,000 private-sector jobs in September, ADP said, in another sign that hiring is slowing along with the broader American economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 2nd, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. creates just 130,000 new jobs in August, keeping Fed on track to cut rates

The economy added just 130,000 new jobs in August, marking the smallest increase in three months and offering more evidence that hiring has slowed amid a broadening trade dispute with China that’s disrupted the U.S. and global economies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 6th, 2019

Economic Preview: U.S. likely added 173,000 jobs in August, but watch out for an end-of-summer surprise

The U.S. is not creating new jobs as fast as it was last year, but it’s still putting enough new hires to work to keep growth afloat even as the economy enters choppier waters. Here are five things to watch in the August employment report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to 209,000 in early August and signal labor market is still strong

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in early August fell back near post 2008 recession lows, signaling the labor market remains quite strong even though the economy has softened. Initial jobless claims dropped by 8,000 to 209,000......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. adds 224,000 jobs as hiring rebounds in June, calming worries about the economy

The U.S. added a robust 224,000 new jobs in June, rebounding from a recent lull and calming worries about the health of an economy now entering its 11th year of expansion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2019

Economic Report: Job openings in U.S. jump to 7.49 million — more proof of ultra-strong labor market

The number of U.S. job openings rebounded to a near-record 7.5 million in March, showing that companies are still willing to hire even though the economy is not growing as rapidly as it was a year earlier......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. creates 263,000 jobs in April as unemployment falls to 49-year low

The U.S. created 263,000 new jobs in April to help drive the unemployment rate down to a 49-year low of 3.6%, the latest cue pointing to a rebound in the economy after a slow start in the new year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. factory orders fall for the fourth time in five months, reflecting economic slowdown

Factory orders in the U.S. fell in February for the fourth time in five months, reflecting a slowdown in the economy that began late last year and carried on through the early part of the new year. Orders dropped 0.5% in the month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 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

Economic Report: Economy expands for first time in five months, leading indicators show

A survey of economic conditions in the U.S. rose in February for the first time in five months, perhaps a sign growth is poised to pick up a bit after a very slow start early in the year. The leading economic index increased 0.2%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

Bond Report: 10-year U.S. government bond yield hits three-month low as global economic fears take over

Treasury yields fall Friday, extending a weekly decline, after a much weaker-than-expected jobs report highlights growing concerns over a cooling global economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2019

Economic Report: Manufacturers grow at slowest pace since Trump’s election, ISM finds

American manufacturers grew their businesses in February at the slowest pace since the election of President Donald Trump in November 2016, offering more proof the U.S. economy has gotten off to a slow start this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 1st, 2019