U.S. Adds Only 199,000 Jobs in December
Economists see low unemployment and high labor-force participation as signs of labor market strength heading into 2022.
Jobs Market Storms Back With 531,000 Gain
“This was a strong employment report that shows the resilience of the labor market recovery from the pandemic."
U.S. Adds Only 194,000 Jobs in September
“Employment is slowing when it should be picking up because we’re still on the course set by the virus."
Workers Feeling More Hopeful About Jobs
The NY Fed says the proportion of individuals who reported searching for a job in the past four weeks increased to 24.0% from 19.6% in July 2020.
U.S. Job Openings Hit Record 9.2M in May
“It’s a job seeker’s market as worker demand remains at record highs,” an economist says.
U.S. Economy Adds Only 266,000 Jobs in April
“It turns out it’s easier to put an economy into a coma than wake it up," one economist says.
Jobs Market Continues Surge With 916,000 Gain
With government relief checks and the accelerating vaccine rollout, "there is finally real light at the end of the tunnel."
U.S. Employers Add 638,000 Jobs in October
“We're only half dug out of our hole, and each month's pace of jobs growth has been slower than the last since July."
Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Slightly to 840,000
"Hanging around the 800k+ level is still not a good place to be, especially going into the winter."
U.S. Job Gains Slow to 661,000 in September
“The pace of jobs recovery apparent in today’s report suggests that we will be counting the employment recovery in years, not months or quarters."
U.S. Job Gains Slow to 1.8M in July
"The downturn was so big — the hole that was dug was so deep — that it will still take probably at least a couple of years to dig ourselves out."