by 24/7 Wall St. Oct 30th 2013 8:26AM
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell less than expected last week.
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U.S. employers added far fewer than expected workers in September, suggesting a loss of momentum in the economy.
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One big barrier to U.S. girls reaching their full earning potential is academic: While 60% of college degrees go to women, only 41% of engineering and science degrees do.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits edged higher last week but remained at pre-recession levels, a signal of growing strength in the labor market.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but a data glitch makes it difficult to get a clear read on the labor market's health.
The number of new U.S. jobless claims fell sharply last week but much of the decline appeared due to technical problems in claims processing.
U.S. employers advertised fewer jobs in July but hired more workers, a mixed sign that suggests only modest improvement in the job market.
U.S. job growth was less than expected in August and the unemployment rate dropped to a 4½ year low as workers gave up the search for work.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits falls to a near five-year low.
Thousands of fast-food workers are set to stage walkouts in dozens of cities Thursday, part of a push to get chains like McDonald's, Taco Bell and Wendy's to pay higher wages.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week but held close to a six-year low and gave a positive signal for hiring during the month.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose slightly last week but was near its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession.
The millennials who get the most notice are the ones trapped by heavy college debt and suffering in our shaky job market, but a sizeable minority are doing remarkably well.