• Statistics Bureau: Insurance Industry Gained 2,600 Jobs in May

    4 monthes ago - By A.M. Best

    The insurance industry gained 2,600 jobs in May from April and showed significant wage increases in every sector during April over March, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Labor ...
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  • Wall Street Rises After Strong May Jobs Data

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    U.S. stocks rose on Friday led by bank stocks as a stronger-than-expected jobs report for May locked in expectations of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this month.
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  • Stocks, interest rates and dollar climb on strong job report

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The S&P 500 was on pace to erase its losses from earlier in the week, and interest rates climbed after a report on Friday showed that the strengthening U.S. job market remains on course.
    The dollar rose on expectations that the Federal Reserve will see the better-than-expected jobs report as reason to continue its campaign to pull rates steadily higher, even with worries high around the world about a possible trade battle.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose 20 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,725, as of 10 a.m. Eastern time.
    The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 212, or 0.9...
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  • U.S. adds 223,000 jobs in May

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Job growth accelerated last month, and the unemployment rate fell to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent. As Fred Katayama reports, wages rose, adding to a string of solid economic data.
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  • Super strong jobs report means June rate hike coming and Fed could get more aggressive

    4 monthes ago - By CNBC

    May's super strong employment report, including a slightly better gain in wages, signals the Fed is on track to raise interest rates in June and could even add another rate hike to its forecast this year.
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  • Wall Street opens higher after strong jobs data

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, led by gains in technology and bank stocks after a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report cemented expectations of an interest rate hike this month.
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  • US gains 223K jobs; unemployment at 18-year low of 3.8 pct

    4 monthes ago - By Philly

    WASHINGTON - U.S. employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May, adding 223,000 jobs and helping lower the unemployment rate to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent from 3.9 percent in April.
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  • U.S. Jobless Rate Drops To 3.8 Percent

    4 monthes ago - By NPR

    Employers added 223,000 jobs in May as hiring showed a healthy pickup from the prior month. President Trump created controversy by tweeting beforehand that he looked forward to the report coming out.
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  • U.S. job growth surges, unemployment rate falls to 3.8 percent

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. job growth accelerated in May and the unemployment rate dropped to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, pointing to rapidly tightening labor market conditions, which could stir concerns about inflation.
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  • Wall Street set to open higher after strong jobs data

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street was set to open higher on Friday as Italy's political crisis subsided, while investors assessed a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report.
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  • Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.8 Percent, Lowest Since 2000

    Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.8 Percent, Lowest Since 2000

    4 monthes ago - By NPR

    The U.S. economy gained a stronger-than-expected 223,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate edged down to an 18-year low, the Labor Department said. Meanwhile, wage growth picked up slightly.
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  • Monthly U.S. Jobs Report

    4 monthes ago - By Washington Post


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  • May Employment Report: 223,000 Jobs Added, 3.8% Unemployment Rate

    May Employment Report: 223,000 Jobs Added, 3.8% Unemployment Rate

    4 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the BLS :
    Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in May, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in several industries, including retail trade, health care, and construction.
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    The change in total nonfarm payroll employment for March was revised up from +135,000 to +155,000, and the change for April was revised down from +164,000 to +159,000. With these revisions, employment gains in March and April combined were 15,000 more than previously reported.
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    In May, average...
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  • Unemployment falls to 3.8 percent, lowest level in 18 years

    4 monthes ago - By Inman

    An excellent monthly jobs report this morning from the U.S. Department of Labor: the economy added 223,000 jobs in May, and unemployment fell to 3.8 percent. That's the lowest rate of unemployment in the United States since 2000.
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  • Unemployment Rate Matches Historic Low After U.S. Adds 223,000 Jobs in May

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    U.S. hiring rose more than forecast in May, wages picked up and the unemployment rate matched the lowest in almost five decades, indicating the strong labor market will keep powering economic growth.
    Payrolls increased 223,000 following a revised 159,000 gain, Labor Department figures showed Friday. The median estimate of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg called for 190,000 jobs. Average hourly earnings increased 2.7 percent from a year earlier, more than projected, while the jobless rate fell to 3.8 percent from 3.9 percent to match April 2000 as the lowest since 1969.
    The report reinforces...
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  • Stocks turn higher amid strong US data, trade concerns

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Stock markets turned higher on Friday after some losses in Asia as investors digested strong jobs data in the U.S., the risk of mounting trade tensions and an easing in Italy's political uncertainty.
    KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gained 1.3 percent to 12,761 and the CAC 40 in France jumped 1.5 percent to 5,476. Britain's FTSE 100 climbed 0.7 percent to 7,729 and Italy's FTSE MIB jumped 2.6 percent to 22,340. Wall Street looked set for gains, with the future for the S&P 500 up 0.4 percent and the Dow future contract gaining 0.5 percent.
    US JOBS: U.S. employers extended a streak of solid...
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  • Payrolls rise by better than expected 223,000, jobless rate drops to 3.8%, wages up 2.7%

    4 monthes ago - By CNBC

    The U.S. economy likely added 188,000 jobs in May while the unemployment rate held steady at 3.9 percent, according to economists surveyed by Reuters.
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  • Futures trim gains after strong U.S. jobs data

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Friday after data showed job growth accelerated in May and the unemployment rate dropped to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, pointing to rapidly tightening labor market conditions, which could stir concerns about inflation.
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