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The labor market showed signs of cooling in April after three quarters of subdued economic growth. Non-farm payrolls added 160,000 jobs and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.0 percent while labor force participation slipped from 63 percent to 62.8 percent, the...Continue Reading
The U.S. economy grew by just 0.5 percent in Q1 after expanding by 1.4% in the final quarter of 2015, marking the third consecutive year with disappointing first quarter growth. A sharp decline in business investment and negative net exports nearly offset modest gains in consumer spending and...Continue Reading
The labor market showed resiliency in March despite continued global headwinds, according to the Bureau of Labor Analysis' economic situation summary released today. Non-farm payrolls added 215,000 jobs, while the average hourly...Continue Reading