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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nearly a month, a hopeful sign for the labor market.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose to its strongest in five months in December as Americans' outlook on the economy and job prospects improved, a survey shows.
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U.S. consumer sentiment surged in December as Americans' outlook on the economy and job prospects improved, a survey released Friday showed.
U.S. employers hired more workers than expected in November and the jobless rate fell to a five-year low of 7 percent.
It was a day of upbeat economic news: GDP growth rose and jobless claims fell. So naturally, stocks lost ground again due to fears that the Fed will cut its stimulus program.
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Private sector job creation surged in November, with ADP reporting 215,000 new jobs.
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U.S. job openings and overall hiring both reached five-year highs in September, signaling steady improvement in the job market.
Recent solid economic data would increase the likelihood that the Federal Reserve would start to scale back bond buying at its meeting next month, a senior Fed official says.
Consumer sentiment unexpectedly slips in November to a near two-year low as lower-income households worried about their job prospects and financial outlooks.
October's jobs report is expected to be one of the weakest of the year, distorted by the impact of the 16-day government shutdown.
New Jersey residents voted overwhelmingly to raise the state's hourly minimum wage to $8.25 Tuesday with annual cost-of-living increases.
October's delayed employment report and the first read of third-quarter GDP will probably show the U.S. labor market slowed again last month and the economy lost steam.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector hit a one-year-low in October as factory output slowed sharply, new data show.
Business activity in the Midwest surged past expectations in October as new orders hit their highest level since 2004, countering recent evidence of soft economic growth.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits declined largely as expected last week.