us unemployment rate

The monthly payrolls report for August released by the U.S. Department of Labor last Friday showed that the pace of hiring picked up the pace in August. Furthermore, the average earnings also grew strongly over the month while the official unemployment rate held steady. [shortcode-variables slug="act_tradeideas"] The U.S. unemployment rate...

2018-09-11 John Benjamin Read more
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The monthly Payrolls report from the United States showed the headline figure missing estimates. However, the overall picture of the U.S. labor market remained strong. [shortcode-variables slug="learn-forex-basics"] Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs during the month of July. This ...

2018-08-07 John Benjamin Read more
us unemployment rate

The June payrolls report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed a mixed bag. The unemployment rate ticked higher by two percentage points from an 18-year low. Hiring was steady and number of people joining the work force increased. The non-farm payrolls were seen rising by 213,000 on a seasonally adjusted basis in June while t...

2018-07-10 John Benjamin Read more
March payrolls data disappoints

The monthly nonfarm payrolls data for the month of March was released last Friday by the U.S. department of labor. Official data showed that the U.S. economy created the smallest pace of jobs in six months which was driven by mild weather. However, wage growth was seen strengthening only slightly which was seen as a positive sign amid a broadly ...

2018-04-13 John Benjamin Read more