Chicago youth struggle with higher rates of unemployment post-pandemic, new report finds. ‘I need a job ASAP’

In Chicago, there were more than 45,000 16- to 24-year-olds who were both out of school and jobless out of over 160,000 across Illinois in 2022. As Carmell Massey and Saul Rodriguez, both 18, get ready to graduate next month from Innovatio.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 15th, 2024

New home sales post third-best April in 18 years, despite higher interest rates

A report from homebuilding advocacy group North State Building Industry Association says April had the third-highest number of new home sales for the region since 2006......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2024

Wealthy millennials could be the key to driving America"s post-pandemic economic boom

Higher-income millennials plan to spend the most post-pandemic, a McKinsey report found. That's good, because the economy needs them to. H.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 25th, 2021

Trump Administration Largely Ignores Fighting The COVID-19

Watchdog: Trump Admin Regulatory Push Focuses on 2021 Congress; Largely Ignores fight against COVID-19 New Report Finds that As Pandemic Raged, Trump Pushed Through 700+... The post Trump .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 13th, 2020

Economic Report: Coronavirus costs the U.S. 20.5 million jobs in April as unemployment soars to 14.7%

The coronavirus pandemic destroyed 20.5 million jobs in April, driving the unemployment rate to a post Word War Two high of 14.7% as the United States faced its biggest economic crisis in almost a century......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 8th, 2020

Silicon Valley unemployment spikes in March but remains well below 10-year high

Unemployment rates throughout the Bay Area took a sharp increase higher in March as the region, state and nation confronted the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Yet despite the upward jobless numbers, the area still enjoys low overall unemployment l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2020

Report: Sacramento unemployment could hit 18.5% by May

Unemployment forecasts for the Sacramento region show that nearly a fifth of residents could be unemployed by May, reaching rates that are far higher than those seen during the Great Recession. The Sacramento area’s unemployment rate could reach 18......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2020

Market Snapshot: Stocks higher despite dire jobs report after Senate approves historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

U.S. stocks jumped Thursday morning, despite a report from the Labor Department that showed unemployment claims soared to 3.28 million last week, as the coronavirus pandemic shut down businesses across the nation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Black Unemployment Rates 82% Higher Than White

The largest gulf between any two major groups in the July jobless report was that between black and white Americans......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 3rd, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. service firms grow at slowest pace in 5 months but most still upbeat despite tariffs, higher rates, ‘political claptrap,’ ISM finds

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2019

Pandemic Winners Struggle In The Post-Pandemic World

Pandemic Winners Struggle In The Post-Pandemic World Zoom Video Communications, the company that rose to fame during the early days of the pandemic,.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 22nd, 2024

Visitation is leveling off at the Jersey Shore, but competition for vacationers is higher than ever

The post-pandemic boom brought a surge of new investment to the Jersey Shore, and the battle for visitors among a growing number of hotels and attractions is no joke......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2024

Here"s what"s really fueling downtown Chicago"s recovery

Office-space vacancies are trending upward, but downtown recoveries are still gaining momentum. That's because the real key to post-pandemic city center success transcends the office......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2024

Seattle among nation"s holdouts in return-to-office trend, report finds

The gap between the more remote-friendly cities like Seattle and less remote-friendly like New York City existed prior to the pandemic but has progressively widened......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2024

Florida jobless rate inches up

Florida was the only state to post an increased unemployment rate from February to March, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, while six states saw rates go down......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2024

Cannabis Consumption, Legal Or Not In Your State: Everyone Seems To Be Consuming At Equal Rates, New Gallup Poll Finds

Approximately one in 10 American adults report frequent marijuana use regardless of whether they live in a legal or non-legal state. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 18th, 2024

New report signals worrying workforce trends in Mass.

Massachusetts has among the country’s lowest unemployment rates at just 2.9% in February. But there are concerning workforce trends according to a new report from the Pioneer Institute......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2024

Economic Report: Why aren’t Americans happier about the economy? They are paying higher prices for almost everything

Americans should be more bullish about the economy with the U.S. seemingly on the verge of defeating the coronavirus pandemic, but they aren't. Chalk it up to higher prices for almost everything they buy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2021

Bond Report: 10-, 30-year Treasury see largest 1-day yield drop in 6 weeks

Long-dated U.S. government bond yields retreat Thursday, supported by buying that has driven rates lower and prices higher, with strategists pointing to bargain hunting by fixed-income investors in a market viewed as slightly oversold in recent days......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 20th, 2021

California boldly envisions a post-pandemic workplace without masks or distancing

As vaccine rates surge, California considers an end to workplace masking and social distancing regulations.As vaccine rates surge, California considers an end to workplace masking and social distancing regulations......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 20th, 2021

Bond Report: 10-, 30-year Treasury yields inch up Tuesday as U.S. stocks slide

Long-dated U.S. Treasury rates edge higher Tuesday, with appetite for bonds cooling even amid a round of weaker-than-expected housing data, which undercut the positive tone in equities......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2021