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August 6, 2022, 1:25 AM

What July’s monster jobs report means for the wider economy

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous and Bankrate.com chief financial analyst Greg McBride break down a strong July jobs report.
August 6, 2022, 1:25 AM
What July’s monster jobs report means for the wider economy
August 5, 2022, 6:16 PM

Unemployment rate drops to 3.5% in new jobs report

ABC News’ business reporter Alexis Christoforous discusses the latest on the July jobs report that shows the unemployment rate dropped to 3.5% amid inflation and what that means for Americans.
August 5, 2022, 6:16 PM
Unemployment rate drops to 3.5% in new jobs report
August 5, 2022, 4:30 PM

All eyes on July jobs report

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis reports on what we could expect to learn about the economy in the latest jobs report due Friday morning.
August 5, 2022, 4:30 PM
All eyes on July jobs report
August 5, 2022, 3:35 PM

US economy adds 528,000 jobs, far outpacing expectations

The US economy added 528,000 jobs, far outpacing expectations and easing recession fears. Unemployment fell to 3.5%.
August 5, 2022, 3:35 PM
US economy adds 528,000 jobs, far outpacing expectations
August 5, 2022, 2:31 PM

US job report shows employers added 528,000 jobs in July

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous discusses the latest jobs report as data shows U.S. employers added 528,000 jobs in July, more than double the number economists expected.
August 5, 2022, 2:31 PM
US job report shows employers added 528,000 jobs in July
August 4, 2022, 1:28 PM

Applications for US jobless claims up again last week

More Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the number of unemployed continues to rise modestly, though the labor market remains one of the strongest parts of the U.S. economy
August 4, 2022, 1:28 PM
Applications for US jobless claims up again last week
July 28, 2022, 1:19 PM

Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week

Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week, but the previous week’s number was revised upward significantly, with claims breaching the 250,000 level in back-to-back weeks for the first time in more than eight months
July 28, 2022, 1:19 PM
Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week
July 21, 2022, 1:49 PM

Americans filing jobless claims at highest level in 8 months

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits last week rose to its highest level in more than eight months, a sign the labor market may be showing some weakness
July 21, 2022, 1:49 PM
Americans filing jobless claims at highest level in 8 months
1 month ago

Rise in unemployment claims and inflation as gas prices drop

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous discusses the latest news from the Labor Department showing 244,000 Americans filed for unemployment last week.
1 month ago
Rise in unemployment claims and inflation as gas prices drop
1 month ago

June jobs report signals strong economy

The June jobs report showed strong hiring for yet another month, despite fears about a recession and spiraling inflation and ABC News' Alexis Christoforous breaks down the latest indicators
1 month ago
June jobs report signals strong economy
1 month ago

June jobs report shows stronger than expected growth

The report shows the economy added 372,000 jobs as it faces threats of inflation and recession.
1 month ago
June jobs report shows stronger than expected growth
1 month ago

US job growth stronger than expected as economy adds 372,000 jobs

June jobs report shows resilient hiring despite Fed rate hikes.
1 month ago
US job growth stronger than expected as economy adds 372,000 jobs
1 month ago

US adds 372,000 jobs in June

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous talks about the Labor Department’s latest jobs report, as gas prices fall slightly to a national average of $4.72.
1 month ago
US adds 372,000 jobs in June
1 month ago

All eyes on June jobs report

ABC News’ Chief Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis reports on the June jobs report and what it could signal about the U.S. economy.
1 month ago
All eyes on June jobs report
1 month ago

US job openings slip, but employment landscape remains solid

U.S. employers advertised fewer jobs in May as the economy has shown signs of weakening, though the overall demand for workers remained strong
1 month ago
US job openings slip, though remain at healthy level
1 month ago

Slightly fewer Americans apply for jobless claims last week

Slightly fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, reflecting a still robust job market despite increasing layoffs in some sectors of the economy that have cooled in recent months
1 month ago
Slightly fewer Americans apply for jobless claims last week
2 months ago

Fewer Americans file for jobless aid

Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the U.S. job market remains robust despite myriad economic pressures, including four-decade high inflation
2 months ago
Fewer Americans file for jobless aid
2 months ago

Fewer Americans apply for jobless aid last week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the U.S. job market remains strong in the face of rising inflation and interest rates
2 months ago
Fewer Americans apply for jobless aid last week
2 months ago

More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

More Americans applied for jobless aid last week but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment remains at a five-decade low
2 months ago
More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week
2 months ago

US job growth slows slightly as economy adds 390,000 jobs

The unemployment rate remained at 3.6%.
2 months ago
US employers added 390K jobs in May
2 months ago

Fewer Americans apply for unemployment benefits last week

Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week and the number of Americans collecting unemployment remain at historically low levels
2 months ago
Fewer Americans apply for unemployment benefits last week
3 months ago

Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week as the number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits remains near five-decade lows
3 months ago
Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week
3 months ago

More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

More Americans applied for jobless aid last week, but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits is at a 53-year low
3 months ago
More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week
3 months ago

Slightly more Americans seek jobless aid last week

The number of Americans applying for jobless aid ticked up slightly last week but the total number of Americans collecting benefits remained at its lowest level in more than five decades
3 months ago
Slightly more Americans seek jobless aid last week
3 months ago

ABC News Live: Unemployment rate holds steady at 3.6%

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3 months ago
ABC News Live: Unemployment rate holds steady at 3.6%
3 months ago

US added 428,000 jobs in April despite surging inflation

The figure extending a streak of solid hiring.
3 months ago
US added 428,000 jobs in April despite surging inflation
3 months ago

More Americans apply for jobless aid last week

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week but the total number of people collecting jobless aid is at its lowest level in more than 50 years
3 months ago
More Americans apply for jobless aid last week
3 months ago

Employers post record 11.5 million job openings in March

Employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March, meaning the United States now has an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed
3 months ago
3 months ago

Fewer Americans file for jobless claims last week

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits last week fell again last week and remain at historically low levels
3 months ago
Fewer Americans file for jobless claims last week
4 months ago

Fewest Americans collecting jobless aid since 1970

Applications for unemployment benefits inched down last week as the total number of Americans collecting aid fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years
4 months ago
Fewest Americans collecting jobless aid since 1970
4 months ago

US jobless claims rise but remain near a half-century low

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits ticked up last week but remained at a historically low level, reflecting a robust U.S. labor market with near record-high job openings and few layoffs
4 months ago
US jobless claims rise but remain near a half-century low
4 months ago

US jobless claims stay at historically low levels last week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs remain at historically low levels
4 months ago
US jobless claims stay at historically low levels last week
4 months ago

President Joe Biden remarks on March jobs report

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4 months ago
President Joe Biden remarks on March jobs report
4 months ago

US unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%

President Joe Biden announced the U.S. would release 1 million barrels of oil per day from the strategic petroleum reserve over the next six months to curb rising gas prices.
4 months ago
US unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%
4 months ago

Biden on jobs report: ‘Americans are back to work’

The president commented on the 431,00 jobs that were created in March and touted successes of the American Rescue Plan.
4 months ago
Biden on jobs report: ‘Americans are back to work’
4 months ago

Biden says ‘historic recovery’ as 431K jobs added in March

ABC News contributor Alexis Christoforous discusses how critical the economic recovery is to President Joe Biden’s administration with the midterm elections this year.
4 months ago
Biden says ‘historic recovery’ as 431K jobs added in March
4 months ago

US added 431,000 jobs in March in sign of economic health

America’s employers extended a streak of robust hiring in March, adding 431,000 jobs in a sign of the economy’s resilience in the face of a still-destructive pandemic, Russia’s war against Ukraine and the highest inflation in 40 years
4 months ago
US added 431,000 jobs in March in sign of economic health
4 months ago

Biden on jobs report: 'Americans are back to work'

President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks on the March jobs report from the White House on Friday.
4 months ago
Biden on jobs report: 'Americans are back to work'
4 months ago

More Americans apply for jobless benefits; layoffs still low

The government reports March jobs data on Friday.
4 months ago
More Americans apply for jobless benefits; layoffs still low
5 months ago

American weekly jobless claims at lowest level since 1969

Unemployment benefit applications last week fell to its lowest in 52 years
5 months ago
Americans applying for jobless aid is lowest since 1969
5 months ago

More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

Slightly more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but layoffs have settled to the low, pre-pandemic levels before 2020′s coronavirus recession
5 months ago
More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week
5 months ago

Higher-than-expected 678,000 jobs added in February

Employers added more jobs in February than any month since July while unemployment is at 3.8%.
5 months ago
Higher-than-expected 678,000 jobs added in February
5 months ago

Strong job growth points to COVID's fading grip on economy

In a buoyant sign for the U.S. economy, businesses stepped up their hiring last month
5 months ago
US added 678,000 jobs in February in sign of economic health
5 months ago

Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week reflecting a low level of layoffs across the economy
5 months ago
Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week
6 months ago

Fewest Americans collecting unemployment aid since 1970

The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell to a 52-year low.
6 months ago
Fewest Americans collecting unemployment aid since 1970
6 months ago

Weekly US jobless claims up, but remain historically low

Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week, but remain near historically low levels, reflecting relatively few layoffs across the economy
6 months ago
Weekly US jobless claims up, but remain historically low
6 months ago

Jobless claims fall again for third straight week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits for the third straight week
6 months ago
Jobless claims fall again for third straight week
6 months ago

US added 467,000 new jobs in January

And Oxford economics jobs report shows that American workers are getting used to functioning in a pandemic.
6 months ago
US added 467,000 new jobs in January
6 months ago

White House reacts to strong January jobs report

Jared Bernstein of the Council of Economic Advisers breaks down a jobs report that found an uptick in hiring, even as the omicron variant raged across the country.
6 months ago
White House reacts to strong January jobs report
6 months ago

January job numbers jump higher than expected

There were 467,000 jobs added in January, a much higher number than expected despite the Omicron wave.
6 months ago
January job numbers jump higher than expected