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Productivity in U.S. climbs 2.9%, fastest pace in 3 years

NEW YORK - Productivity gains in the United States accelerated by more than expected to the fastest pace since 2015 while labor costs fell, amid...

U.S. jobless claims dropped last week to lowest level since 1969

NEW YORK - Unemployment lines across the United States last week were the shortest since December 1969, according to a Labor Department report Thursday that...
UNITED STATES filings for unemployment benefits declined to a two-month low: last week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims fall to two-month low amid July 4 holiday

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week to a two-month low, reflecting volatility that's typical around...

U.S. producer prices rise from year ago by most since 2011

NEW YORK - United States wholesale prices rose in the 12 months ended in June by the most since November 2011 as the costs of...
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...
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