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UNTIED STATES jobless claims declined by 8,000 to 211,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims decrease more than estimated to 211K

WASHINGTON – Filings for United States unemployment benefits declined more than expected to reach a four-week low, another sign that a resilient labor market...
NONFARM BUSINESS employee output per hour decreased at a 0.3% annualized rate in the third quarter. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

U.S. productivity unexpectedly posts first decline since 2015

WASHINGTON – Productivity in the United States unexpectedly posted the first decline in almost four years and labor costs accelerated, suggesting a pickup in...
U.S. JOB OPENINGS in September declined to 7.02 million from an upwardly revised 7.3 million in August. BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE FUENTES

Job openings in U.S. fall to 18-month low as hiring holds...

WASHINGTON – United States job openings unexpectedly slumped in September to the lowest level in a year and a half on broad declines across...
U.S. NONFARM PAYROLL employment increased 128,000 in October. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JEENAH MOON

U.S. hiring resilient with 128,000 gain despite strike, census

WASHINGTON – United States hiring was unexpectedly resilient in October and prior months saw sharp upward revisions, offering hope that the labor market can...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS declined by 10,000 to 210,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JEFF KOWALSKY

U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly decline to a three-week low

WASHINGTON – Applications for unemployment benefits in the United States unexpectedly declined to a three-week low despite a strike by General Motors Co. workers...
JOB OPENINGS in the U.S. declined by 123,000 to 7.05 million in August. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE FUENTES

Job openings in U.S. decline to lowest since March 2018

WASHINGTON – United States job openings unexpectedly declined in August to the lowest level since March 2018, underscoring the slowdown in hiring across American...
CORE PRODUCER prices in the U.S. decreased 0.3% in September from the prior month. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SERGIO FLORES

Core U.S. producer prices fall most in more than 4 years

WASHINGTON – A measure of underlying United States producer prices posted the biggest monthly drop in more than four years, adding to signs of...
UNITED STATES private payrolls expanded by 114,000 in September. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/

U.S. payrolls miss estimates as wages cool in sign of downshift

WASHINGTON – United States private hiring was less than forecast in September as wage gains cooled, offering a warning that the record-long expansion may...
UNITED STATES jobless claims increased 4,000 to 219,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims edge up, though labor market remains tight

WASHINGTON – Filings for United States unemployment benefits rose to a four-week high, another sign of potential labor market weakness ahead of the monthly...
UNITED STATES jobless claims rose 3,000 to a three-week high of 213,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JEFF KOWALSKY

U.S. jobless claims increase to three-week high of 213,000

WASHINGTON – Filings for United States unemployment benefits rose for a second week but remained near historically low levels, a sign the labor market...
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