The Department of Labor today released its jobless claims numbers for the week ended Sept. 4. The number of people filing for unemployment benefits fell by 27,000 to 451,000.
The stock market appears to be rallying on the decline in unemployment claims, which was much larger than the decline of 2,000 economists had forecast. “Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor is heralding the upcoming long weekend by announcing that in August, 54,000 Americans saw their weekends extended indefinitely as employers cut jobs.
Economists surveyed by Reuteres were expecting a nonfarm payroll decline of 99,000. The total number of unemployed Americans ticked up to 14.9 million, and Read More
• At 8:30 a.m., the Department of Labor tells us just how many jobs we as a nation lost in August. The folks on Wall Street expect America to have lost somewhere around 100,000 jobs, marking a third straight month of labor-market shrinkage. [Calculated Risk]
• Companies that make ATMs and otherwise provide Read More