U.S. Job Openings Now Equal Unemployed

U.S. job openings now nearly match unemployed workers, according to Labor Department data and Bloomberg News. The April jobs report showed that the U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs. Jobs figures for February were revised slightly downward but were revised significantly upward for March. The net gain was an additional 30,000 jobs over previous estimates. The […]

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Economy Adds 313,000 Jobs in Strong February Jobs Report

The economy added a strong 313,000 jobs in the month of February beating Wall Street expectations and fueling strong gains in the stock market.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 300 points in early trading in the wake of the reports’ release. The unemployment rate stayed the same at 4.1%, the fifth straight month […]

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Economy Adds 200,000 Jobs According to Strong Jobs Report

The economy added 200,000 jobs in January and unemployment held at 4.1% according to the January jobs report released by the Labor Department.  November’s and December’s totals were revised upward by an additional 24,000 jobs. The unemployment rate has dropped from 4.8% to 4.1% over the last year.  It has been at 4.1%, the lowest […]

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US Economy Ads 250,000 Jobs in December According to Strong Jobs Report

The US economy added 250,000 jobs last month beating estimates of 190,000 in a jobs report released this morning.  It was the strongest month of job creation since March 2017. Professional and business services accounted for the most job gains with 72,000 new positions.  Education and health services came in second with 50,000.  Transportation and […]

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