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Jobs report

The December jobs report, out this morning, reported 148,000 new jobs in December while the unemployment rate stayed steady at 4.1 percent. The number of...
Jobs report

The December jobs report out this morning from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed a net increase of 156,000 jobs and an uptick in the...
unemployment

The September jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics came out this morning. It reported that the economy generated 156,000 new jobs in September, slightly fewer than...
minimum wage

You’ve got to hand it to progressives. So assured are they that their policy prescriptions are ultimately for the best that they routinely demonstrate utter...
unemployment

If the New York Times editorial board ever wonders why their editorials have so little influence these days, they might consider this. An editorial designed to affect...
Jobs report

With the stock market off to a dismal start this year, largely thanks to economic troubles in China, it got some good news this morning...
Jobs report

The November jobs report issued this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics was, like the October one, encouraging. Jobs were up by 211,000 while the jobless...
Jobs report

The August jobs report came in with only 173,000 new jobs, well under the consensus estimate of 220,000. However, the unemployment rate ticked down by...
Jobs report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the monthly jobs report a day early because of the July 4th holiday. As usual, it has both good...

The American economy gained 280,000 jobs last month, well above economists’ prediction of 225,000. But the unemployment number ticked up a notch, to 5.5 percent....

The unemployment picture darkened unexpectedly last month, with a mere 126,000 jobs created, the smallest job gain since December 2013. Economists had been expecting about...

The American economy created 295,000 jobs in February, well above the 230,000 predicted. The unemployment rate dropped from 5.7 percent to 5.5 percent. January’s jobs number...