Jobless Claims Fall, Pointing to Still-Tight Labor Market

New applications for unemployment benefits fell by 6,000 last week and remained near retrospective levels.

Unemployed Americans Find Job Searches Take Longer as Labor Market Cools

In December, 826,000 unemployed workers were out of a job for 3½ to 6 months, up…

Jobless Claims Fell by 15,000 Last Week

Initial jobless claims fell to their lowest level since September.

Global Unemployment to Steady Despite Economic Slowdown, Says International Labour Organization

economy UN agency sees first stint in recession since 1970s, but no corresponding rise in unemployment

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Shocking drop in services index, but a solid month for jobs.

Labor Market Boom Cooled Some in 2022

US employers added 4.5 million jobs last year, after a 2021 pandemic-rebound total of 6.7 million,…

Strong Jobs Report Doesn’t Resolve Fed Debate on Next Rate Rise

Friday’s jobs report did not make clear by how much the Federal Reserve would raise interest…

U.S. Employers Added 223,000 Jobs in December; Unemployment Fell to 3.5%

US employers added 223,000 jobs in December, indicating continued strength in the labor market. The unemployment…

Stock Futures Waver Ahead of December Jobs Report

Futures were mixed ahead of fresh labor-market data that would provide a clue about the outlook…

Unemployment Claims Fell During Holiday Week

The Labor Department said initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, fell 19,000 to a seasonally-adjusted…