On Friday, the government's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy created 175,000 seasonally adjusted jobs in February, with 162,000 of the additions occurring in the private sector. That result exceeded expectations of...Show More Summary
Although we have made great strides towards women's equality over the last few decades, men and women still spend their time in different ways. The Bureau of Labor Statistics runs an annual survey of Americans asking how they use their time. Show More Summary
From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary There were 4.0 million job openings on the last business day of January, little changed from December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.......Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Show More Summary
Heads up! We are just minutes away from the release of the Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey for January. Economists expect job opening climbed to 4.015 million in January, up from the prior print of 3.990 million. The Bureau of...Show More Summary
If this winter has felt particularly long, cold, snowy, and miserable, that's because it actually has been. Last month, we noted how extreme weather kept an unusually high number of workers at home this season, per Bureau of Labor statistics data. Show More Summary
The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) hit a new all-time high at 1883.57 this morning after a better-than-expected NFP report. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that 175 000 jobs were created in February which exceeded the 149 000 consensus. Both January and December’s figures were revised up. Show More Summary
Bureau of Labor Statistics economists prepare the monthly jobs report in isolated conditions to protect the data. Photo by Colorblind/Digital Vision via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: If it’s the first Friday of the month, it’s jobs day. Show More Summary
Thank goodness! We needed that. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ February Employment Situation Report has let some sunshine and fresh air into the room.
The nation's payrolls grew by a greater-than-expected 175,000 last month, while the unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 6.7 percent, according to today's jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In a report that has bothShow More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the non-farm payroll report for the month of February this morning. The headline number came in at 175 000 vs. the Bloomberg consensus estimate of 150 000. After Wednesday’s weaker-than-expected ADP private payrolls report -- which saw net gains of 139 000 vs. Show More Summary
The jobs numbers for February are out and the unemployment rate rose “unexpectedly” to 6.7%. Business Insider reported: The February jobs report for the US is out. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says 175,000 workers were added to nonfarm payrolls … Continue reading ?
After two months of reporting weak job growth, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday that, seasonally adjusted, 162,000 new private jobs were created in February. Government at all levels hired 13,000. The official unemploymentShow More Summary
The February jobs report is out, and it was solid. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 175,000 workers were added to nonfarm payrolls in February, above Wall Street's estimate of 149,000. The unemployment rate climbed to 6.7% from 6.6%. Show More Summary
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 175,000 new jobs were added in February, well above Wall Street's consensus estimate of 149,000. 162,000 of those hires were to private payrolls, while government took on 13,000 new employees....Show More Summary
From the BLS: Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 175,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.... The change in total nonfarm payrollShow More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is expected to say that only 150,000 jobs were added to payrolls last month. Still, the unemployment rate likely held at a five-year-low 6.6 percent.
Heads up! We are minutes away from the release of the February jobs report, due out from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics at 8:30 AM ET. Market economists predict only 149,000 workers were hired to nonfarm payrolls in February, up from 113,000 in January. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish its February jobs report at 8:30 a.m. ET on Friday. According to economists surveyed by Bloomberg, the consensus estimates U.S. companies added 149,000 nonfarm payrolls during the month.. Goldman...Show More Summary
Perhaps the most notable development in the run-up to Friday's jobs report is just low the bar has been set. The fact that the survey period over which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics collected data for the report (the week thatShow More Summary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics lowered its estimates of productivity growth down from 2.0 percent as originally stated to 1.3Read the Rest...