From Justin Lahart at the WSJ: Jobs Report Could Seal the Deal on RatesJ.P. Morgan economist Michael Feroli thinks the Fed will stand pat, leaving its target range on overnight rates at zero-to-0.25%. But an increase of 250,000 jobsShow More Summary
Stocks in the U.S. rose, following those in Europe, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted that more stimulus is on the way. Next up: August’s closely watch jobs report Friday morning. Daily performance for the largest U.S. exchange-traded funds: iShares Shares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) +0.49% Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) […]
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Analysts have forecast that employers produced a healthy increase of 220,000 jobs last month
There's one reason Goldman Sachs thinks Friday's jobs report could be huge: there are tons of jobs available. In a note to clients ahead of the report, Goldman economist Chris Mischaikow writes that the availability of jobs is a factor pointing towards Friday's August jobs coming better than expected. Show More Summary
We are finally here. Friday is jobs day in America, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics set to release the August employment report at 8:30 a.m. ET. Expectations are sky high for this report, which is the final major economic data point...Show More Summary
On Friday at 8:30 AM ET, the BLS will release the employment report for August. The consensus, according to Bloomberg, is for an increase of 223,000 non-farm payroll jobs in August (with a range of estimates between 173,000 to 257,000),...Show More Summary
A robot tasked with the unusual job of killing starfish is nearly ready for deployment at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, reports the BBC. The Cotsbot was designed by Queensland University of Technology to eradicate crown-of-thorns starfish, labeled "one of the most significant threats to the Great Barrier Reef" by the...
Will the Fed raise interest rates sooner than later due to the new job numbers? The data is set for release this Friday, Sept. 4, and the numbers are good indicators of what's to come. The post After August Jobs Report, Will the Fed Raise Interest Rates? appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Show More Summary
More than 90% of Australian seafarers working in the domestic trade will lose their jobs under the Abbott government’s plan to reform Australia’s newly-adopted cabotage laws, according to a new report from the independent think tank The Australia Institute. Show More Summary
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Few employment reports will be as scrutinized as this one.
Investors will eye Friday's jobs report, since it could play a big role in guiding the Fed's decision on interest rates this month
The topic is fun to talk about but ultimately doesn't matter: Is Roger Goodell going to lose his job as NFL commissioner? Goodell might have a low approval rating among players, fans and some media, but the only people who matter to Goodell's job security are the NFL owners. Show More Summary
The Ravens are hoping to fill their remaining starting jobs on both the offensive and defensive line. In the final preseason game, will Ravens head coach John Harbaugh get testy with a sideline reporter again? It might depend on how his team plays Thursday night in a clash with the Atlanta Flacons. Show More Summary
It's jobs week in America, and Friday's August jobs report has taken on increased importance. With the continued uncertainty in the stock market, a good report could have significant impact on the Fed's decision whether or not to raise interest rates in September. Show More Summary
Moments ago Challenger reported August job cuts, which at 41,186 were a 60% drop from the 115,730 reported last month (the highest since September 2011), which however was driven by a one-time mass layoffs last month in military staffing. Show More Summary
By Tanya Agrawal (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday but investors remained wary of taking big positions a day before the release of the monthly jobs report, which may be a critical factor in the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision. Show More Summary
Staffing firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas just released its report on job cuts during August. Planned job cuts fell 60% last month after climbing to a four-year high in July. The catch, however, was that most of the cuts were announced...Show More Summary
A 23-year-old Illinois man accidentally sent naked selfies to an HR manager for a company he applied for a position with, the Chicago Tribune reports. He did not get the job. The company offered a position to the man, who then proceeded...Show More Summary