• US jobs report for December shows more jobs, better pay

    2 monthes ago - By Review Journal

    U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government.
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  • US adds more than 8,000 real estate jobs in December

    2 monthes ago - By Inman

    The United States added 312,000 jobs in December, including 8,100 in the real estate and rental leasing sector, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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  • U.S. economy added 312,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate was 3.9%, marking a strong finish to 2018

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    Last year brought a big boost in hiring, especially in manufacturing, construction, and oil industry jobs
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  • JOB GROWTH SURGES BY 312,000 IN DECEMBER

    2 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Job creation ended 2018 on a powerful note, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 312,000 in December though the unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent.
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  • Comments on December Employment Report

    Comments on December Employment Report

    2 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    The headline jobs number at 312 thousand for December was well above consensus expectations of 180 thousand, and the previous two months were revised up 58 thousand, combined. However, the unemployment rate increased to 3.9%. This was a strong report.
    Earlier: December Employment Report: 312,000 Jobs Added, 3.9% Unemployment Rate
    In December, the year-over-year employment change was 2.638 million jobs. That is solid year-over-year growth, and makes 2018 the third best year for employment growth in the current expansion .
    Average Hourly Earnings
    Wage growth was above expectations in...
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  • December NFP +312,000

    2 monthes ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    Today's jobs report was a blow-out. The US economy added 312,000 net new jobs last month. The unemployment rate ticked up to 3.9% thanks to more people entering the labor force.
    The jobless rate, which was last higher in June, rose for the right reason as 419,000 new workers entered the workforce and the labor force participation rate increased to 63.1 percent. The participation level was up 0.2 percentage points from November and 0.4 percentage points compared with a year earlier.
    A broader measure of unemployment that includes discouraged workers and those holding part-time jobs for...
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  • U.S. Adds Stronger-Than-Expected 312,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rises To 3.9 Percent

    U.S. Adds Stronger-Than-Expected 312,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rises To 3.9 Percent

    2 monthes ago - By NPR

    The economy added 312,000 jobs in December - topping analysts' expectations of 180,000 jobs added. The jobless rate climbed as more people felt confident enough to quit their jobs.
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  • December Employment Report: 312,000 Jobs Added, 3.9% Unemployment Rate

    December Employment Report: 312,000 Jobs Added, 3.9% Unemployment Rate

    2 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the BLS :
    Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 312,000 in December, and the unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care, food services and drinking places, construction, manufacturing, and retail trade.
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    The change in total nonfarm payroll employment for November was revised up from +155,000 to +176,000, and the change for October was revised up from +237,000 to +274,000. With these revisions, employment gains in October and November combined were 58,000 more than previously reported.
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  • US added a stellar 312,000 jobs in December, as more jobseekers pushed up unemployment rate to 3.9 percent

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - US added a stellar 312,000 jobs in December, as more jobseekers pushed up unemployment rate to 3.9 percent.
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