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Nov 03 2023
U.S. hiring slowed to 150,000 jobs in October. The unemployment rate rose to 3.9%..
Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had estimated employers added 170,000 jobs in October, down from a surprisingly strong 336,000 new jobs in September. The strike against Detroit automakers could account for some of the decline because striking workers aren’t counted on payrolls. EconomistsWall Street Journal (News)
Nov 03 2023
The US economy added 150,000 jobs last month, falling below expectations but still notching a solid month of employment growth, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday.
October’s job growth came in below September’s stronger-than expected but downwardly revised total of 297,000 jobs.
The unemployment rate ticked higher to 3.9% from 3.8%.
The resiliencyCNN Business
Oct 23 2023
The White House is launching new efforts to tout private sector investments in climate-friendly power generation — and make the information accessible at the project level.
Driving the news: Officials are today adding "clean" generation projects — like solar, wind and storage — to the Invest.gov site launched in June that maps various kinds of investments.
There's also a newAxios
Oct 06 2023
U.S. job growth unexpectedly accelerated in September, defying fears of a slowdown in hiring even as the labor market confronts the twin threats of sticky inflation and high interest rates.
Employers added 336,000 jobs in September, the Labor Department said in its monthly payroll report released Friday, nearly double the 170,000 jobs forecast by Refinitiv economists. It marked the bestFox Business
Nov 28 2023
Last week we learned that the economy, far from sliding toward recession as economists had predicted over the past year, has actually picked up steam thanks to indefatigable consumers.
Not only has economic output made up all the ground lost during the pandemic, but it is also above where it would have been had the pandemic never happened, judging by what the Congressional Budget OfficeWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 29 2012
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Sep 28 2012
Economic recovery continues to be an important issue to voters Ã¢â‚¬â€œ and jobs and unemployment are at the core of recovery.CNN (Online News)
Dec 05 2023
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. – Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference Tuesday to unveil the $114.4 billion “Focus on Florida’s Future” budget for 2024-2025. The upcoming budget is less than the previous year, DeSantis said. Last year, the Framework for Freedom Budget totaled $116.5 billion. The governor said his budget would induce a surplus of $16.3 billion. DeSantis said the amount always ends upFlorida's Voice
Dec 04 2023
The war on inflation is mostly won. The job market is finally slowing down. And earlier Fed hikes are still rippling through the economy and set to do unnecessary economic damage if not reversed soon.
Why it matters: That, in three sentences, makes the case for a Fed policy pivot, which may lead to rate cuts in the early months of 2024.
Notably, it is not the stated view of chairAxios
Sep 04 2023
US president takes repeated shots at his predecessor’s economic record as 2024 election campaign begins to heat up. US President Joe Biden has hit out at the economic policies of his predecessor and likely 2024 election challenger Donald Trump, noting that the United States lost jobs under the former Republican president’s tenure. In a speech in Philadelphia to mark the US Labor Day holiday onAl Jazeera