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  • Confident US employers post more job openings in May

    U.S. employers advertised slightly more job openings in May, a sign of an increasingly energized economy where companies are expecting continued growth.
  • US job openings stay high, but actual hiring falters in May

    US job openings stay high, but actual hiring falters in May
    Job openings stayed close to a 15-year high in May. It's a sign that companies are expecting continued economic growth, but the level of advertised jobs has yet to drive the same kind of increase in actual hiring. The Labor Department said Tuesday that...

    US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat

    U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped looking for work, and paychecks failed to budge. The figures...

    AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of July 5-11. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....

    Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans

    Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in a state whose GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field....