The state employment and unemployment figures for October, released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, were slightly more encouraging than the previous few months.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its monthly estimates of unemployment rates in all 50 US states and the District of Columbia, and things are looking pretty good. The Bureau noted that unemployment rates fell in 32 states and DC, went up in just 3 states, and stayed the same as September in 15 states. Show More Summary
Online real estate marketplace and information site RealtyTrac combined together school testing data from state education departments, wage data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and house sale price data to find the most affordable...Show More Summary
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased just 0.2 percent before seasonal adjustment. Show More Summary
From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 0.2 percent before seasonal adjustment. Show More Summary
October provided good news for the economy. The economy added 271,000 jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a big increase over September's number of 137,000 jobs. The unemployment rate also fell fractionally from 5% to 5.1%.
Almost all of the economic data out there confirm a tight labor market with unemployment very low and job openings high. Each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes its Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), which offers...Show More Summary
Last week, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a blow out number (which as we showed extensively left much to be desired for anyone who dug even briefly below the surface), the US media, like an obedient dog, lapped it all up without as much as a peep questioning the credibility of this number. Show More Summary
From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings was little changed at 5.5 million on the last business day of September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires and separations were little changed at 5.0 million and 4.8 million, respectively. Show More Summary
Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its non-farm payroll (NFP) report for October. The report showed 271,000 new jobs created surpassing expectations by about 90,000. The unemployment rate was reported to be at just 5 percent...
October provided good news for the economy. The economy added 271,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a big increase over September's number of 137,000 jobs. The unemployment rate also fell fractionally from 5 percent to 5.1 percent.
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News U.S. import and export prices fell in October, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Import prices dropped 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive month of declines. Export prices fell 0.2% as well. Show More Summary
Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, This past Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the unemployment data for October which surpassed even the most bullish Wall Street forecasts. The news that the economyShow More Summary
Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Friday that the US economy created 271,000 jobs in October, a number substantially in excess of the expected 175,000 to 190,000 jobs. The unexpected job gain has dropped the unemployment rate to 5 percent. Show More Summary
Some great news on the U.S. economy today!The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that the U.S. added 271,000 jobs in October, far better than the 181,000 expected by economists. The overall unemployment rate inched lower to 5.0%, which is the lowest it’s been since February 2008, nearly eight years ago. Show More Summary
The 50+ population has $3.6 trillion in annual income, which accounts for 49% of all after-tax income in the U.S., according to a 2014 survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So marketers are making a mistake if they shift their entire focus to the shiny penny of millennials, underestimating [...]
On Friday morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the unemployment rate has fallen to just 5 percent, a product of 68 straight months of private-sector job growth, the longest such spell on record. "I do not want to walk my five grand-kids through the charred remains of a... More »
After a couple of down months, the U.S. labor market showed more signs of life in October, as employers added 271,000 jobs to their payrolls according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (they tacked on just 153,000 in August and 137,000 in September, per this month's revisions). Show More Summary
Fox & Friends co-hosts Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Steve Doocy stumbled through a segment on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) job creation estimate for October 2015, which showed the largest monthly jobs gain of 2015, attempting to...Show More Summary
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Millennials will be the largest generation in the workforce by then end of 2015 (which is rapidly approaching). This should not be shocking considering Millennials are quickly becoming the most influential population in our market today as they are graduating from college and reaching their peak employment years.