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U.S. hiring stayed strong in November as employers add 263K jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation's employers kept hiring briskly in November despite high inflation and a slow-growing economy — a sign of resilience in...

U.S. job openings fell in October to still-high level

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. job openings dropped in October but remained high, a sign that businesses became slightly less needy for workers as the...

Unemployment claims rise to 240K, highest since August 

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since August but still remains low by historic...

U.S. consumer inflation eased to 7.7% over past 12 months

WASHINGTON (AP) – Price increases moderated in the United States last month in the latest sign that the inflation pressures that have gripped the...

U.S. producer price inflation eases to still-high 8.5%

WASHINGTON (AP) – Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.5% in September from a year earlier, the third straight decline though costs remain at...

U.S. applications for jobless benefits increased last week 

WASHINGTON (AP) – More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but the labor market remains strong even in the face of persistent inflation...

Fewer people seek U.S. unemployment aid amid solid hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits dropped last week, a sign that few companies are cutting jobs despite high...

Applications for jobless aid rise nationally

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits rose slightly last week with the Federal Reserve pushing hard to cool the...

Biden: Tentative railway labor deal reached, averting strike

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden said Thursday that a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached, averting a strike that could have been...

U.S. wholesale inflation declines in August to still-high 8.7% 

WASHINGTON (AP) – Inflation at the wholesale level jumped 8.7% in August from a year earlier, a slowdown from July yet still a painfully...
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