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  • U.S. jobless claims data point to firming labor market

    U.S. jobless claims data point to firming labor market
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend firmly pointed to strengthening labor market conditions.
  • Jobless claims jump, but one-month average lowest since 2000

    Initial jobless claims jumped last week from a post-Great Recession low, but the average during the previous month was the best since 2000 for the volatile but closely watched barometer of the labor market. About 283,000 people filed for first-time...

    Maryland unemployment dips to 6.3 percent

    Maryland added about 2,800 jobs in September, enough to make a slight dent in the unemployment rate, but too few to signal significant growth, economists said Tuesday after the release of a monthly report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The addition...

    September Jobs Roar Back; Hottest Hiring In 20 Years

    September Jobs Roar Back; Hottest Hiring In 20 Years
    Connecticut businesses in September had the hottest month for hiring in 20 years, according to statistics compiled by the federal government and released Monday by the state Department of Labor. Businesses added 10,100 jobs, public schools and towns...

    The wageless recovery may bring humbug to the holidays

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Oct. 17: It's that special time of the year, when economic forecasters begin worrying about how much Americans are going to spend on holiday shopping. It's become a holiday...