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THE UNITED STATES producer-price index increased 2.6 percent year over year in September. /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

U.S. producer prices increase for first time in 3 months

NEW YORK - United States producer prices rose for the first time in three months amid a surge in gauges reflecting airfares and rail-transportation...
UNITED STATES jobless claims decreased by 8,000 to 207,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Jobless claims fell last week, showing tight U.S. labor market

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week following a storm-related surge in the prior period, indicating resilient demand...
UNTIED STATES jobless claims increased by 12,000 to 214,000 last week, elevated by areas impacted by Hurricane Florence. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Jobless claims surge in storm-hit Carolinas, boosting U.S. total

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits rose last week, reflecting jumps in states hit by Hurricane Florence, though the national figure remains...
UNITED STATES jobless claims decreased by 3,000 to 201,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims fall for third straight week to 48-year low

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell for a third straight week to a new 48-year low, indicating a tight job...
UNITED STATES jobless claims decreased by 1,000 to 204,000 last week. /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

U.S. jobless claims dip to 48-year low for second straight week

MEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits declined to a fresh 48-year low for the second straight week, underscoring a tight job market,...
THE PRODUCER-PRICE INDEX decreased 0.1 percent month to month in August after no change in the prior month and increased 2.8 percent year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Producer prices in U.S. decline for first time in 18 months

NEW YORK - United States producer prices unexpectedly fell in August, the first drop in 18 months, on declines in costs for services and foods,...
THE AMERICAN QUIT RATE in July was the highest it has been since 2001. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. job openings hit record in July as quits rate rises...

NEW YORK - United States job openings rose in July to a fresh record and the biggest share of workers since 2001 quit their positions,...
UNITED STATES jobless claims decreased by 10,000 to 203,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims declined to fresh post-1969 low last week

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest in almost five decades, indicating a tight job market, Labor...
UNITED STATES purchases, which account for about 70 percent of the economy, rose 0.4 percent from the prior month for the second straight time, while incomes advanced 0.3 percent, less than projected. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rose in July; Incomes cooled

NEW YORK - United States consumer spending extended gains into July and inflation rose to a six-year high, reflecting economic strength that should keep...
UNITED STATES jobless claims declined by 2,000 to 210,000 this week, the third straight week of decline. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

Jobless claims fall for third week in tight U.S. labor market

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits fell for a third week and remain near the lowest in almost five decades, indicating...
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