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Job layoffs in August were a notable improvement from July. However, the 2015 year-to-date total is up 31% from the same period a year ago.
Retail and oil have been hit particularly hard.
Will the Fed raise interest rates sooner than later due to the new job numbers? The data is set for release this Friday, Sept. 4, and the numbers are good indicators of what's to come.
Depending on how committee members view the jobs report numbers, interest rates could spike for the first time since June 2006.
The U.S. jobs report showed 105,696 pink slips were handed out last month as job cuts skyrocketed to the highest level in four years.
The oil patch continues to feel pain, but it isn't alone.
When I see the market rally mindlessly - as it did on Friday, after the jobs report pushed the jobless rate down to 5.4%- I ask myself a set of questions like the following.
Do investors really think it's going to matter if the Fed raises interest rates by a quarter of a point in September instead of June? Do they really think it's normal that €3 trillion of European debt is yielding less than zero? The Swiss National Bank (Switzerland's Federal Reserve) owns $100 billion of stocks...Is that considered normal?
I can't be any more direct than this - sometimes the plane hits the ground before people have a chance to parachute to safety. Investors trying to ride this market to the bitter end are going to find the end is bitter, indeed...
Job layoffs in the U.S. soared 68% in April. Low oil prices pressured companies across all sectors to trim headcount.
U.S.-based employers announced a whopping 61,582 job cuts last month. That was up from 36,594 in March. It was also 53% higher year over year, when the job cut tally was 40,298.
The lower than expected jobs numbers that the Bureau of Labor Statistics released last week could signal a trend more disturbing than a potential rise in unemployment.
The February jobs report showed a dip in the unemployment rate. But it also showed zero wage growth and a lower labor force participation rate.
A close look at the numbers shows this "recovery" has passed by too many people…
Today's job report showed unemployment fell to 5.5% - but it doesn't seem like things are getting better when you look at the constant stream of planned U.S. layoffs and job cuts being announced.
Just two months into 2015, employers have announced a whopping 103,620 planned layoffs. That's up 19% from the 86,942 layoffs recorded during the same period in 2014.
The January jobs report seemed like good news.
The U.S. Labor Department said 257,000 jobs were added to the economy. That easily beat the 230,000 numbers analysts had expected.
And yet unemployment ticked up to 5.7% from 5.6%. Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald sees the conflicting data in the jobs report as more proof the recovery is not the success President Barack Obama claims.
Financial news today, Feb. 6, 2015: January's job report showed more jobs were added last month - but the reason isn't healthy...
The U.S. Labor Department reported Friday that 257,000 jobs were added last month. January's report capped the biggest three months of job gains in 17 years.
The December jobs report released today (Friday) by the U.S. Department of Labor highlights what’s missing in the job market’s recovery: wage growth.
According to the report, the United States added 252,000 jobs last month, ahead of consensus estimates of 240,000. That was enough to push the unemployment rate down to 5.6%.
As usual, a closer look at the U.S. Labor Department jobs report for November shows things aren't as rosy as they first seem...
First, the big news. The jobs report showed employers added 321,000 jobs last month, crushing consensuses estimates of 230,000.
Historically, low unemployment has led to faster wage growth. But that hasn’t been the case over the last six years.
The October U.S. jobs report shows the unemployment rate is down - but wage growth does not look good.