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A RECORD NUMBER of Americans quit their job in May. / BLOOMBERG

A record number of Americans are quitting their jobs

NEW YORK - Americans’ confidence in employment prospects is soaring as the labor market tightens. The latest proof: A record number are voluntarily quitting...
U.S. LABOR MARKET payrolls rose 213,000 month to month in June and 2.4 million year over year. / BLOOMBERG

U.S. payrolls rise 213,000; Wage gains slow, unemployment up

NEW YORK - United States hiring topped forecasts in June while unemployment rose from an 18-year low and wage gains unexpectedly slowed, indicating the labor...
U.S JOBLESS CLAIMS decreased by 3,000 to 218,000 last week, hovering near the lowest levels in almost five decade. / BLOOMBERG FIEL PHOTO.LUKE SHARRETT

Fewest jobless claims in 6 weeks show strong U.S. job market

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits declined to a six-week low, indicating the job market remains tight, Labor Department figures showed...
THE PRODUCER PRICE INDEX in the U.S. increased 3.1 percent year over year, the most since January 2012. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

U.S. producer prices climb more than forecast on fuel costs

NEW YORK – United States producer prices rose more than forecast in May as the cost of fuels surged by the most in three...
THE U.S. CPI IN MAY rose 2.8 percent from a year earlier, the fastest pace in more than six years. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

U.S. inflation accelerates to six-year high, eroding wages

NEW YORK - United States inflation accelerated in May to the fastest pace in more than six years, reinforcing the Federal Reserve’s outlook for gradual...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS increased by 11,000 to 234,000 last week. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly increase to seven-week high

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose to a seven-week high while remaining consistent with a tight job market, Labor...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS increased by 11,000 to 222,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG/ LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims increase while remaining near 48-year low

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits rose by the most in six weeks while still hovering near historically low levels that indicate...
EXPORT PRICES of American-made capital goods increased 2 percent year over year. / BLOOMBERG

U.S. exporters of capital goods enjoying more pricing power

NEW YORK - Foreign customers of United States capital-equipment manufacturers were paying up in April.Export prices of American-made capital goods jumped 2 percent from...
U.S. JOB OPENINGS surged to a record in March, putting vacancies roughly on par with the number of unemployed workers. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES

U.S. job openings at record, almost matching unemployed workers

NEW YORK - United States job openings surged to a record in March, putting vacancies roughly on par with the number of unemployed workers,...
U.S. WAGE GROWTH deceleration was driven by three sectors: education and health services, financial activities and manufacturing. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Three sectors explain most of deceleration in U.S. wage growth

NEW YORK - The deceleration in United States wage growth in April was relatively broad-based, with eight of 13 sectors seeing a down-tick. But...
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