Tag: Employment figures

This Week: Fed meeting, jobless claims, Costco earnings

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: ...
US job openings slip in October, but hiring increased

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved. ...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

WASHINGTON — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. ...
Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

TOKYO — Share prices were higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that took the Standard & Poor's...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on monuments, econ; Moore on accusers

WASHINGTON — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. ...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

WASHINGTON — In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made...
S&P 500 returns to record following strong US jobs report

NEW YORK — Stocks rose Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report, and the strong finish pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index to...
A stronger global economy is helping boost the US job market

WASHINGTON — The U.S. job market is benefiting from an unlikely source: Other countries. ...
Strong US jobs figures, Brexit hopes, lift global stocks

LONDON — Strong U.S. jobs figures combined with progress in Britain's talks to leave the European Union and hopes surrounding the formation of the...
Applications for US jobless benefits drop again to 236,000

WASHINGTON — The number of unemployed workers filing for jobless benefits fell by 2,000 last week to 236,000, the lowest level in five weeks...

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