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UNITED STATES jobless claims dropped by 15,000 to 204,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Weekly U.S. jobless claims decline to lowest level since April

WASHINGTON – The fewest Americans in almost five months filed for unemployment benefits last week, signaling the broad labor market remains healthy despite cooling...
CORE PRODUCER prices int he U.S. increased 2.3% year over year in August. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SERGIO FLORES

U.S. core producer prices accelerate after July slowdown

WASHINGTON – A measure of underlying United States producer prices that excludes food and fuel picked up in August after posting its smallest gain...
U.S. JOB OPENINGS declined 31,000 to 7.22 million in July. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE FUENTES

Job openings in U.S. declined in July to a five-month low

WASHINGTON – United States job openings declined in July to a five-month low, signaling a pause in demand for workers ahead of a cooling...
U.S. PAYROLLS rose 130,000 in August. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LOGAN CYRUS

U.S. payrolls rise 130,000, boosted by 25,000 for census count

WASHINGTON – United States companies' hiring stumbled in August, likely cementing expectations for a second straight Federal Reserve interest-rate cut as trade uncertainty and...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS decreased by 12,000 to 209,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES

U.S. jobless claims hit four-week low, underscoring strength

WASHINGTON – Filings for United States unemployment benefits dropped to a four-week low, offering the latest sign of labor-market strength.Jobless claims decreased by 12,000...
THE CORE PRODUCER -PRICE Index in the United States declined 0.1% from the prior month in July. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Core U.S. producer-price index posts first drop in two years

WASHINGTON – A measure of underlying United States producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, with the first drop since early 2017 adding to signs...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS declined to to 209,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JEFF KOWALSKY

U.S. jobless claims Aug. 3: Drop shows firm labor market

WASHINGTON –  Applications for United States unemployment benefits declined for the second time in three weeks, indicating the labor market is holding steadfast in...
JOB OPENINGS in the U.S. totaled 7.35 million in June. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE FUENTES

Employment openings in U.S. remained elevated in June

WASHINGTON – United States job openings were little changed in June at elevated levels, adding to signs that the labor market remains generally healthy.There...
UNITED STATES payrolls rose by 164,000 in July. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobs report July 2019: 164,000 added, wages picked up

WASHINGTON – United States employers kept adding workers at a healthy pace in July and wage gains picked up, underlining a solid labor market...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS increased to to 215,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JEFF KOWALSKY

U.S. jobless claims rise to 215,000 as labor market holds firm

WASHINGTON – Filings for United States unemployment benefits edged up while remaining at historically low levels, another indication that the labor market remains generally...
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