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  • 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.
  • 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...

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years
    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that could help ease fears over the economic outlook. Initial claims for state unemployment...

    Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble

    Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble
    Initial claims for jobless benefits fell sharply last week to their lowest level in 14 years as the labor market continued to show signs of improvement despite global economic problems. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits...

    U.S. jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week, a positive signal for the labor market that could counter doubts over whether the economy is shifting into a higher gear. Initial...