Tag: Employment figures

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for abandoning the young immigrants whose legal status is up in the air because of a...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House has passed a bill to reduce the duration of state jobless benefits to one of the shortest...
Energy drives US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in January

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.4 percent in January, the biggest increase since November, as a big jump in energy prices offset a...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers are trying again to reduce the duration of state jobless benefits to one of the shortest periods nationally. ...
Is inflation rising as investors fear? 5 ways to keep track

WASHINGTON — After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation — or the fear of it — is back. ...
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KENAI, Alaska — The unemployment rate in the Kenai Peninsula Borough rose in 2017 amid lingering financial struggles in the oil and gas industry. ...
Why investors’ fear of high inflation is probably overblown

WASHINGTON — The past week's stomach-churning stock market losses were ignited by a sudden and contagious fear of surging inflation and higher interest rates....
Quits rise at fastest pace in 17 years, signaling higher pay

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies posted the fewest open jobs in seven months in December, yet the number of Americans quitting their jobs rose to...
Why Trump has little influence on rising or falling stocks

WASHINGTON — For months, President Donald Trump boasted about having steered the U.S. stock markets to record high after record high. ...
US economy fundamentally strong despite stock market plunge

WASHINGTON — A wave of fear about inflation and higher interest rates has sent stock prices tumbling and raised concerns about corporate profits. On...

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