The report is released on the first Friday of every month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and, in the simplest terms, tells us how many people found jobs during the prior month. Earlier this month, Wall Street was happy to hear that 165,000 new jobs ...View Complete Story
Still, April's job report will help ease fears of a slowdown. "All things considered, 165,000 isn't the biggest monthly gain in payrolls you'll ever see, but it's enough to assuage concerns that the economy had stalled again," Paul Ashworth, chief U.S ...View Complete Story
After a weak March jobs report, analysts wondered whether the weak payrolls figure was merely a blip or a sign of true weakness in the job market. Now comes a new sign that it may be time to worry. Payroll processing firm ADP announced that private ...
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US unemployment aid applications fall to 340K. May 23, 2013 RSS ... WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell by 23,000 last week, further evidence that the job market is slowly returning to health. The Labor ...View Complete Story