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Tech stocks pull Wall St. lower, offseting jobs data bump

A drop in technology stocks weighed on Wall Street on Friday, offseting strong oil prices and a U.S. jobs report that was tepid enough to lower bets for faster future interest rate hikes without fanning fears of an economic slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Wall St. dips at open after jobs data

U.S. stocks pulled back from steeper losses in futures trading to open slightly lower on Friday after a U.S. jobs report that was tepid enough to lower bets for faster future interest rate hikes, but not enough to fan fears of an economic slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Austin adding jobs faster than any other big U.S. city, except Orlando

The number of jobs in the Austin area has risen 3.9 percent in the past year, the second-fastest rate among major American metros. For the 12 months that ended Oct. 31, the Austin metro added 40,400 non-farm payroll jobs. The 3.9 percent growth traile.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

Faster wage growth in strong jobs report is likely to mean more Fed interest rate hikes

Wage growth accelerated last month to its best .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 7th, 2018

Faster wage growth in strong jobs report likely means more Fed interest rate hikes

Wage growth accelerated last month to its best .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 7th, 2018

S&P drops as strong jobs data raise rate hike fears, techs buoy Nasdaq

The S&P 500 and Dow Industrials dropped on Friday after strong August jobs data raised concerns about the possibility of faster interest rate hikes, but a rebound in chip stocks helped the Nasdaq trade higher......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 7th, 2018

Apple, tech stocks lead Wall Street rally

(Reuters) - Apple and other technology stocks led a rally on Wall Street on Friday, after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs and wage growth data eased concerns about faster interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 4th, 2018

Falling Unemployment Could Pressure Fed to Move Faster

Friday’s jobs report illustrates the challenge the Fed faces this year as the economy enters a more delicate phase for setting interest-rate policy. It also shows why officials are split over whether to raise rates three or four times this year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 4th, 2018

Are wages growing at faster rate than job creation? ESIC data unclear

Data potentially suggest that wages of existing employees grew faster than the rate of addition of new jobs or formalisation of informal ones.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 30th, 2018

Agents and Brokers: Here’s What You Need to Know Ahead of Tax Season

Tax season is right around the corner, and with the changes introduced last year in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, millions of self-employed professionals and independent contractors, particularly real estate agents and brokers, need to be knowledgeable of .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismedia15 hr. 57 min. ago

Fed Still on Track for Interest Rate Hike After November Jobs Report

Investor bets on Friday put the probability of ac.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 8th, 2018

Analysis: Jobs Report Keeps December Rate Increase on Track

The U.S. job market remained healthy overall in November, with low unemployment and steady wage growth, justifying the Federal Reserve’s expected interest rate rise this month......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 8th, 2018

U.S. hiring slows to still-solid 155,000 jobs; unemployment rate holds at 3.7%

Job growth slowed significantly in November but stil.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 7th, 2018

U.S. hiring slows to still-solid 155,000 jobs, unemployment rate holds at 3.7%

Job growth slowed significantly in November but stil.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 7th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. gains 155,000 jobs, unemployment stays at 3.7% in plain-vanilla November labor report

The still-expanding economy created 155,000 new jobs in November to keep the unemployment rate at a 49-year low, a reassuring sign amid fresh worries over whether a nine-and-a-half-year-old expansion is starting to wobble......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

US stocks cautious as investors mull Fed response to jobs report

Investors were assessing how the weak November jobs report may influence Fed interest rate moves......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 7th, 2018

U.S. hiring slows to 155,000 jobs, unemployment rate holds at 3.7%

U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in Novemb.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 7th, 2018

Economic Report: Softer-than-expected jobs report called uninspiring by economists

Economists said the softer-than-expected November jobs report was ‘uninspiring’ although sturdy, and that it would give doves reason to call for a Federal Reserve slowdown in interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. gains 155,000 jobs in November and unemployment rate stays at 3.7%

The still-expanding economy created 155,000 new jobs in November to keep the unemployment rate at a 49-year low, a reassuring sign amid fresh worries over whether a nine-and-a-half-year-old expansion is starting to wobble......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock futures under pressure ahead of key jobs report

All three U.S. benchmarks on Friday were poised to fall ahead of a key employment report that could help determine the rate-hike plans for the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018