U.S. Job Growth Slows Unexpectedly to 145,000
“We had relatively strong and steady job growth over the year despite a number of headwinds," an economist says.
Unemployment Dips to Lowest Level in 50 Years
A second straight month of strong U.S. job growth is "further evidence that February’s paltry 56,000 increase in jobs was an aberration."
Has the TCJA Actually Helped Companies?
The overall financial impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is difficult to calculate and may be viewed differently by optimists and skeptics.
U.S. Adds 250,00 Jobs, Wages Rise 3.1%
The October jobs report is "another reminder of the labor market’s persistent strength even as the stock market has swerved down in recent weeks."
Job Gains Top 200,000 for 2nd Straight Month
U.S. job growth in June easily beat economists' expectations despite signs the economy is at or near full employment.
U.S. Employers Add 313,000 Jobs in February
“We were able to create enough new jobs to accommodate new seekers and keep the unemployment rate steady," an economist says of the strong jobs report.
Tax Cuts Trigger CFO Optimism
U.S. finance chiefs see earnings growth in 2018, but they also expect higher wage and benefits costs.
Job Growth Gets Back on Track After Hurricanes
The U.S. labor market added 261,000 jobs in October but "The big question is whether continued growth will translate into higher wages or not.”
IMF Sees Global Economic Upswing
However, its projection for economic growth in the United States this year remains modest, at 2.2%.
U.S. Job Growth Slows to 156,000 in August
But unemployment remains just shy of a 16-year low and economists believe last month's job numbers may only be a temporary blip.
Private Companies See Bright Prospects, Wage Growth
For the first time in two years, more than half of private employers expect to add employees over the next year: PwC report.