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Good News: “Payrolls surge by 304,000, smashing estimates despite government shutdown”

Job growth in January shattered expectations, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 304,000, the Labor Department says. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had expected payrolls to rise by 170,000. There were revisions. December’s big initially reported gain of 312,000 was knocked … Continue reading

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Good News: “US employers added a stellar 312,000 jobs in December”

“U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government. The … Continue reading

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“U.S. Job Losses Accelerate: Here Are 10 Big Companies That Are Cutting Jobs Or Laying Off Workers”

“#1 It is being reported that Haagen-Dazs ice cream manufacturing facilities “will temporarily lay off upward of 1,000 workers”. #2 General Motors is offering “voluntary buyouts” to 18,000 salaried employees.  If there are not enough volunteers, layoffs will take place. … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “62 Percent Of All U.S. Jobs Do Not Pay Enough To Support A Middle Class Life”

“…According to a shocking new study that was just released, 62 percent of all jobs in the United States do not pay enough to support a middle class life… I went and looked at the latest numbers from the Social … Continue reading

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Good News: “[U.S.] Small business optimism surges to highest level ever…”

“U.S. small business optimism surged to a record in August as the tax cuts and deregulation efforts of President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress led to more sales, hiring and investment, according to a survey by the National Federation … Continue reading

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“Study: Trump Tariffs Created More than 11K American Jobs in Six Months”

“President Trump’s protective tariffs on imported steel, aluminum, solar panels, and washing machines have created more than 11,000 American jobs over the course of six months, a new study reveals. Analysis conducted by a Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) finds … Continue reading

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Good News: “Second-quarter GDP jumps 4.1% for best pace in nearly four years”

“Gross domestic product grew at a solid 4.1 percent pace in the second quarter, its best pace since 2014, boosting hopes that the economy is ready to break out of its decade-long slumber… “We’re on track to hit the highest … Continue reading

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