Some GOP lawmakers are rallying around the idea that less taxation is more important than less debt, in a break from their party’s vocal deficit hawks. NYT reports.
TOKYO— Japan reports that its manufacturing output and household spending fell in March, while the jobless rate remained at a 22- year low. UNEMPLOYMENT: Unemployment was unchanged from February at 2.8 percent, while the number of jobs available per worker seeking work rose to 1.45, the highest rate since November 1990. Anemic growth in wages and worries over...
Japan's consumer prices for March come in a tad lower than expected, but retail sales surprise on the upside as a flood of month-end data is released, including household spending and unemployment.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the four-week average of claims fell to a two-month low, indicating that labor market conditions continue to tighten.
MADRID— Spain's unemployment rate edged up slightly to 18.8 percent in the first quarter, partly due to the end of temporary jobs tied to the winter holiday, and interrupting an overall downward trend in recent years. National Statistics Institute said Thursday that the number of people out of work rose by 17,200 in January through March to a rounded 4.3 million.
The selfie could be the key to a more politically engaged electorate, according to one technology company aiming to make the voting system more secure.
Kashkari said he does not believe that spending more to build roads and airports would necessarily increase economic growth.
PORTLAND, Maine— Maine's workforce has reached its lowest unemployment rate on record, state labor officials said Friday. The preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 3 percent, the state Department of Labor said. The Labor Department said the unemployment rate was below 4 percent in 14 of the last 17 months.
José María Roldán, chairman of the Spanish Banking Association, says that "having a current account surplus is going to be very important for us."
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J.— New data shows New Jersey lost more than 17,000 jobs last month but the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent from 4.4 percent. Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary reports announced on Thursday show the state jobless rate is the lowest since May 2007. The Treasury department's chief economist, James Wooster, says the monthly report can...
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 242,000 in the most recent week, up from the 234,000 claims reported for the previous week.
*China issues guidelines to address employment issues. BEIJING, April 19- China's cabinet said on Wednesday that risks of mass unemployment in some regions and sectors have increased and pledged more fiscal and monetary- policy support to address the potential rise in the jobless rate. The State Council said China faces "intensified structural conflicts" in...
*China issues guidelines to address employment issues. BEIJING, April 19- China's cabinet said on Wednesday that risks of mass unemployment in some regions and sectors have increased and pledged more fiscal and monetary policy support to address the potential rise in the jobless rate. The State Council said China faces "intensified structural conflicts" in...
The Burlington Free Press reports that businesses like ski resorts and retreats rely on seasonal labor due to Vermont's low unemployment rate. Mike Solimano, who runs Vermont's largest ski resort, says it is hard to find residents who are interested in seasonal jobs, and those who are can be difficult to retain. Information from: The Burlington Free Press,...
BEIJING, April 19- China's cabinet said on Wednesday that risks of mass unemployment in some regions and sectors have increased and pledged more fiscal and monetary policy support to address the potential rise in the jobless rate. It said in a guideline posted on its website that China must place employment as a top policy priority. The Chinese government will...
President Trump is breaking many of his campaign pledges and promises, The New York Times reports.
John Ryding, RDQ Economics, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, share insight to the U.S. economy and President Trump's comments on interest rates and the U.S. dollar. I think the comeback in the U.S. dollar has been impressive after President Trump's comment, says Gartman.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in March.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, breaks down the latest data on producer prices and unemployment.
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