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U.S. PAYROLLS increased by 312,000 in December. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES

U.S. payrolls rise 312K, wages accelerate in jobs blowout

NEW YORK - United States employers added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labor-force participation jumped, reflecting a robust...
ECONOMISTS PROJECT job growth to slow in December and forward into 2019 after acceleration in most of 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

Economists see no repeat for strong 2018 U.S. job gains

NEW YORK - As the United States wraps up a year of surprisingly strong job growth, such gains are unlikely to repeat in the next...
UNITED STATES jobless claims increased to 231,000 last week, a four-week high. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims hit four-week high amid federal shutdown

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits rose to a four-week high at year’s end, amid holidays that tend to make the...
UNITED STATES jobless claims declined by 1,000 to 216,000 last week . /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MARK KAUZLARICH

Jobless claims fall to 216K, showing tight U.S. labor market

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits decreased for the third time in four weeks, hovering near an almost five- decade low...
UNITED STATES jobless claims climbed to 214,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JEFF KOWALSKY

U.S. jobless claims rise, though still show solid labor market

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits rose for the first time in three weeks while remaining near levels showing a tight...

U.S. jobless claims fall to 12-week low amid tight labor market

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest since September, returning to hover near an almost five-decade...
UNITED STATES CPI inflation slowed to 2.2 percent in November. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

Underlying U.S. inflation picks up to keep Fed hike on track

NEW YORK - A key measure of United States inflation picked up as expected in November on rising costs for housing, medical care and used...
THE UNITED STATES producer-price index increased 2.5 percent year over year in November. /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Producer prices in U.S. rose in Nov., exceeding estimates

NEW YORK - United States producer prices rose in November on advances in foods and transportation services, while a measure of underlying costs accelerated, offering...
U.S JOB OPENINGS rose by 119,000 to 7.08 million in October. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE FUENTES

U.S. job openings rose in Oct., top unemployed by 1M

NEW YORK - United States job openings rebounded in October, exceeding the number of unemployed workers by 1 million, indicating demand for workers was...
U.S. JOBLESS claims increased by 10,000 to 234,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Jobless claims in U.S. hit 6-month high during holiday week

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits rose for a third week to the highest level since May, potentially reflecting volatility around two...
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