Unemployment Falls to 4.9% – 73 Consecutive Months of Job Growth

If you listen to Trump and his Republican party, you would think the United States of America is worse than a third world country. Yes, there is always room for progress, but considering the most recent economic report, things are not as bad as they would have you believe. The economy added 161,000 jobs in October, a solid gain, suggesting it is maintaining its healthy and steady pace. Jobs added during the previous month were also revised up substantially by the Labor Department. It is the last...

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Another Positive Jobs Report for December – 292,000 Jobs Created

More non-farm jobs created in the month of December amounting to 292,000 jobs, according to a newly released report from The Bureau of Labor Statistics, and according to the report, the unemployment rate remains at 5%.

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Unemployment Drops to 5% with 271,000 Jobs Added in October

  And the positive economic growth continues, regardless of what the Republicans say. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that nonfarm payrolls grew 271,000 for the month, a sharp jump from weak August and September numbers. The headline unemployment rate declined to 5.0 percent, declining even as the civilian labor force increased by 313,000. A broader measure of unemployment that includes those who have stopped looking as well as those working part time for economic reasons...

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Unemployment Rate Down to 5.3% – A 7 Year Low

Newly released reports state that the labor market added 223,000 jobs last month, making this the lowest the unemployment rate has been in 7 years. The unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, the lowest mark in seven years, but the decline reflected a wave of Americans who either retired or abandoned their job hunts. The latest jobs data from the Department of Labor comes amid a spike in global economic volatility, the result of high-wire negotiations between a near-bankrupt Greece and its European...

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More Jobs Created, Unemployment rate at 5.4% – Republicans, they Mad

A new jobs report for April and more evidence that the policies of president Obama are working. As per this new report, there have been over 12.3 million private sector jobs added to the economy since this president took office, and April marked the 62nd straight month of positive jobs growth, adding 223,000 jobs. And the unemployment rate is reflecting all this positive growth, falling to 5.4% - the lowest since May of 2008. Republicans can't be too happy. They have sat on their hands for Obama's...

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February Job Gains – Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.5%

Some (Republicans) will look high and low to find a way to criticize this report,  but no matter what they say, this is good news. U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent from 5.7 percent. But the decline in the rate occurred mainly because some people out of work stopped looking for jobs and were no longer counted...

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January Jobs Figure – 257,000 Jobs Added, Wages Jump to 6 Year High

More jobs added to the U.S economy in January, more people making more money. U.S. employers added a vigorous 257,000 jobs in January, and wages jumped by the most in six years — evidence that the job market is accelerating closer to full health The surprisingly robust report the government issued Friday also showed that hiring was far stronger in November and December than it had previously estimated. Employers added 414,000 jobs in November — the most in 17 years. Job growth in December...

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