Tag Archive for Unemployment Rate

October Jobs Report: Labor Force Shrinks to 35-Year Low – Money Morning

Despite worries the 16-day government shutdown would weigh on job growth, the October jobs report was surprisingly strong.

That’s what the government is reporting, anyway…

According to the Labor Department numbers released today (Friday), employers increased headcount by 204,000 in October, handily beating the 120,000 many economists expected. The government report also showed revisions to late summer numbers, revealing an extra 60,000 jobs total were created in August and September.

April Employment Report Begins to Show the Signs of the “Obamacare Effect”- Money Morning

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Economists breathed a sigh of relief when the Labor Department reported a better than expected April employment report on Friday, but the details show cracks still remain. Many of the job gains proved to be in lower paying…

January 2013 Jobs Report: 4 Reasons Unemployment Will Stay High – Money Morning

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. The U.S. Labor Department released the January 2013 jobs report Friday, showing the unemployment rate inched upward from 7.8% to 7.9%. Employers added 157,000 jobs in January, short estimates of 168,000, which would have kept the unemployment rate…

Greek unemployment hits record while French jobless rate reaches 10pc – Telegraph

By Louisa Peacock Eurozone unemployment marched higher on Thursday as Greek joblessness reached a new record and France’s jobless rate hit the psychologically damaging 10pc mark. Greece has been struggling through a financial crisis for the past two years, and has been relying on billions of euros in international rescue loans from other eurozone countries…