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What April's Jobs Report Means for College Grads
Hiring in the U.S. slowed last month as employers added significantly fewer jobs than expected in April, but college grads are still about to enter the best job market in a decade. Employers added only 160,000 jobs in April, lower than the 200,000 many economists had predicted. The unemployment
Fewer People Sought US Jobless Benefits Last Week
Applications for US unemployment benefits fell sharply last week in sign of solid job market
Middle class shrinks in 9 of 10 US cities as incomes fall WASHINGTON (AP) — In cities across America, the middle class is hollowing out. A widening wealth gap is moving more households into either higher- or lower-income groups in major metro areas, with fewer remaining in the middle, according to
Claims for Jobless Aid Reach Highest Level Since Early 2015
Applications for unemployment benefits rise by 20,000 to highest level since February 2015
US Job Openings Rose to 8-Month High in March
US job openings rose to 8-month high in March, yet hiring slowed as employers turned cautious
The One Number That Mattered Most in the March Jobless Report
U.S. businesses added 215,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate ticked up to 5 percent in March from 4.9 percent in February. But there was just one number that mattered most to investors: the labor force participation rate. This rate shows the labor force as a percent of the population. In
Obama Takes a Swipe at Donald Trump With 'America's Pretty Darn Great Right Now'
Donald Trump ’s slogan may be “Make America Great Again,” but President Obama today declared, “America’s pretty darn great right now.” Though Obama made no mention of the Republican front-runner by name, his not-so-veiled swipe at Trump came as the president touted today’s jobs report and accused
Obama: 'America's Pretty Darn Great'
The president discusses the February jobs report and dismisses the opinion that "America's down in the dumps."
US Adds 242,000 Jobs in February
Let me tell us get over to Amy in the morning rundown came hey good morning guys and we begin on Wall Street where investors are getting some very important news about the economy this morning. The monthly jobs report out today could be a key factor in whether or not the Federal Reserve raises