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“Record 155,576,000 Employed in June; 10th Record for Trump”

“On Friday, the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said the economy added 213,000 jobs in June, a strong number; the number of employed Americans, 155,576,000, set its tenth record of the Trump presidency; but the number of unemployed Americans … Continue reading

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Good News: “Private payrolls miss expectations as companies can’t find enough people to hire”

Jobs in the U.S. grew by 177,000 in June, ADP and Moody’s Analytics say, while economists polled by Thomson Reuters expected a gain of 190,000. Growth for the previous month, however, was revised up by 11,000 to 189,000. The report … Continue reading

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Good News: “U.S. jobless claims plunge to 49-year low of 210,000”

” The rate of layoffs as measured by U.S. jobless claims fell to the lowest level since 1969, reflecting the strongest labor market since the end of the dotcom boom nearly two decades ago. Initial U.S. jobless claims fell by … Continue reading

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Good News: “[U.S.] Southwest spends tax savings on employee bonuses, charity, new routes”

“President Trump’s historic tax cuts are a gift that keeps on giving. Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly announced this week that the company will award employee bonuses, donate millions to charity, and invest in improving its business with the money … Continue reading

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Good News: “Fewest Jobless Claims Since 1973 Show Firm U.S. Job Market”

“Filings for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level since 1973 as workers affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma continued to return to their jobs, Labor Department figures showed Thursday.” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-19/fewest-jobless-claims-since-1973-show-firm-u-s-job-market

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“US created 211,000 jobs in April, vs 185,000 jobs expected”

“Job creation in April bounced back from a disappointing March, with nonfarm payrolls growing by 211,000 while the unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent, its lowest since May 2007… The employment-to-population ratio increased to 60.2 percent, its best showing of … Continue reading

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800,000 Leave labor force

“The drop in the unemployment rate from March’s 6.7 percent came as the agency’s survey of households showed the labor force shrank by more the 800,000 in April.” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-02/payrolls-in-u-s-rise-by-most-since-2012-unemployment-at-6-3-.html

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