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What the Latest Unemployment Report Can Tell You About the Economy

What the Latest Unemployment Report Can Tell You About the Economy

The latest Unemployment Rate Report, released on July 6th, by the Labor Department, showed 213,000 jobs added last month, which surpassed economists' expectation of 200,000. Meanwhile, there was an increase in the unemployment rate from 3.8..

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Increase Slightly

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Increase Slightly

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but it still suggested that labor market is still strong.Initial claims for unemployment benefits increased by 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 229,000 in the week ended..

U.S Jobless Claims Fall 23,000 to 259,000

U.S Jobless Claims Fall 23,000 to 259,000

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly last week as the impact of Hurricane in Texas and Florida continues to fade.Initial claims for unemployment benefits decreased by 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 in t..

Job Growth Slows in August

Job Growth Slows in August

The U.S. economy created less-than-expected jobs in August and unemployment rate edged higher from a 16-year low.According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in August and the unemployment r..

U.S. Jobless Claims Increased by 1,000 to 236,000

U.S. Jobless Claims Increased by 1,000 to 236,000

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased last week, but it still remains at a very low level and suggests a healthy labor market conditions.Initial claims for unemployment benefits increased by 1,000 to a seasonally adjuste..