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  • U.S. weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly

    U.S. weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably does not signal a material shift in labor market conditions as claims remain near their pre-recession levels. Initial claims for state...
  • Seven employers to interview, hire at Wednesday's job fair

    Seven employers to interview, hire at Wednesday's job fair
    Seven employers are scheduled to do on-site interviews and even hire at a Job News Corp. job fair on Wednesday, Sept. 17, in West Palm Beach, said Tiffany Price, general manager. The job fair is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marriott hotel,...
  • Job growth still millions short

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Sept. 10: The Labor Department released Tuesday its latest monthly report on job openings and labor turnover, which is know by the acronym JOLTS. It informs us that there...
  • Showbiz, Music Industry Jobs Drop 19% in Two Years

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The U.S. economy has seen a steady erosion of jobs in the motion picture and sound industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Preliminary statistics from the BLS show that employment in those two industries has...
  • Florida adds nearly 18,000 jobs in August, up 31 percent from 2013

    Florida adds nearly 18,000 jobs in August, up 31 percent from 2013
    Florida added 17,900 private-sector jobs during the month of August, according to ADP's regional employment report released Wednesday. That's up 31 percent from the 13,790 private sector jobs added during the month of August 2013. The jobs created...
  • KC Fed labor market activity indicator up in August

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The health of the U.S. labor market improved further in August but its progress slowed a bit, data from the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank showed on Wednesday. The level of the activity indicator increased in August to -0.52 from...
  • U.S. small business confidence edges slightly higher in August: NFIB

     U.S. small business confidence edges slightly higher in August: NFIB
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small business optimism edged slightly higher in August as more owners said they expected business conditions to improve in coming months and planned to increase capital spending, according to a survey released on Tuesday....
  • Family finances: the labor market's mixed signals

    Five-plus years into the current economic recovery, the labor market is healing at last. So why do Americans still feel so blah when it comes to their financial well-being? A look at the numbers suggests we should be peppier. The unemployment rate, at 6....
  • Lawrence Summers: Supply issues could hamper the US economy

    Lawrence Summers: Supply issues could hamper the US economy
    The U.S. economy continues to operate way below estimates of its potential that were made prior to the onset of financial crisis in 2007, with a shortfall of gross domestic product now in excess of $1.5 trillion or $20,000 per family of four. Just as...
  • Plosser, Fed's lone dissenter, warns again on risks of waiting to hike U.S. rates

    AMELIA ISLAND Fla. (Reuters) - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser, the lone dissenter at the Fed's July policy meeting, on Saturday continued his push for the U.S. central bank to change its language on monetary policy to...
  • Summertime blues: August hiring disappoints

    WASHINGTON Weak August hiring reported by the government Friday was an important reminder that recent economic improvement notwithstanding, the U.S. economy continues to face numerous growth challenges. Mainstream economists had projected hiring in the...