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Economic Report: Jobless claims climb to one-month high of 222,000

The rate of layoffs in the U.S. rose in early May to the highest level in a month, but so-called initial jobless claims are still near the lowest levels in half a century. Initial jobless claims rose by 11,000 to 222,000 in the week ended May 12......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Youth Summer Unemployment Hits Lowest Rate in 52 Years

But fewer young people want jobs, complicating the good news. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday that the unemployment rate for 16 to 24 year olds had dropped to 9.2% in July, from 9.6% in July of 2018. That marks .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 18th, 2018

Scott: Florida unemployment rate lowest in more than a decade

Florida’s unemployment rate has dropped to 3.7 percent, the lowest since April 2007, according to Gov. Rick Scott. Scott gave an update on Florida's job growth and unemployment rate on Friday, noting that businesses created 26,300 private-sect.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2018

Loonie Spikes As Canadian Consumer Prices Soar Most Since 2011

Canadian Consumer Prices soared 3.0% YoY in July - well above 2.5% expectations - and the highest inflation rate s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 17th, 2018

Youth Summer Jobless Rate at 50-Year Low

The unemployment rate among young Americans fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years this summer, though the share of young people looking for work remained well below its peak in 1989......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 17th, 2018

Youth Unemployment Hits 52-Year Low

The unemployment rate among young Americans fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years this summer, though the share of young people looking for work remained well below its peak in 1989......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 16th, 2018

$245M Powerball winner faces high taxes, little chance of anonymity

Because the ticket was purchased in Staten Island, New York, whoever is holding the winning ticket will pay the highest lottery taxation rate in the nation and likely cannot keep their name out of the public eye......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2018

How to attract top talent at career fairs

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate is at its lowest point in almost two decades, making it more of a job-seekers market than in previous years.  Given this situation, companies may need to explore new and uni.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. import prices rise at fastest pace in 6 1/2 years

The cost of imported goods were flat in July, but the yearly rate of increase jumped to the highest level in six and a half years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2018

Rising U.S. Consumer Prices Are Eroding Wage Gains

The gains follow months of steady increases that have pushed up the inflation rate to the highest level in years. Overall prices are up 2.9% over the past 12 months, a rate last exceeded in early 2012......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

Economic Report: Core inflation in July was the hottest of the cycle, CPI shows

Consumer prices excluding food and energy were up 2.4% in July, the highest rate in a decade, the Labor Department said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018

Polyus: Lowest Cost, Highest Growth

Polyus: Lowest Cost, Highest Growth.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 9th, 2018

Careerist: Decreasing the skills gap a priority post boomers

The economy is growing jobs at a brisk pace, and that’s good news for workers. The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in May (bumping up slightly to 4.0 in June.) It was the lowest rate since April 2000, and for the first time in 20 years.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

Gallup: Smoking Rate has Fallen Sharply Among Young Adults

Gallup: Smoking Rate has Fallen Sharply Among Young Adults Now, fully 16% of US adults say they smoked a cigarette in the past week, by 1% the lowest.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 6th, 2018

Bank of England Raises Rates to Highest Level in Nearly a Decade

The Bank of England raised its benchmark interest rate for only the second time in a decade, as worries over inflation trumped concerns about Brexit and a brewing global trade war......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjAug 2nd, 2018

Mortgage rates reach highest level in nearly two months

The 30-year fixed-rate average climbed to 4.60 percent as trade tensions between the U.S. and Europe eased......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 2nd, 2018

BOE Raises Interest Rates to Highest Level Since 2009

The Bank of England raised its benchmark interest rate for only the second time in a decade, as worries over inflation trumped concerns about Brexit and a brewing global trade war......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 2nd, 2018

Bank of England raises key interest rate by a quarter point to 0.75 percent, highest level since 2009

Bank of England raises key interest rate by a quarter point to 0.75 percent, highest level since 2009......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 2nd, 2018

Economic Report: Worker pay and benefits climbing at fastest pace in 10 years, ECI finds

American workers are finally reaping the benefits of the lowest unemployment rate and best jobs market in decades: Wages and benefits are rising at the fastest pace in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2018

Pakistani Rupee vs Dollar Surge, Can It Really Last?

The value of the Pakistani rupee has increased in value against the dollar more than it has in the past 10 years. The Pakistani rupee vs dollar closed at 124 to one, the highest PKR vs USD rate since October 2008. The three percen.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 30th, 2018