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Jobs, and Lots of Them

Jobs, and Lots of Them

From MarketWatch.com:  The numbers: Restaurants and other businesses hired the most workers in March in seven months as the U.S. added 916,000 new jobs, signaling the economy is primed for a period of rapid expansion again. Employment accelerated after the weather...
Job Growth Slows

Job Growth Slows

From MarketWatch.com: The numbers: The U.S. created just 75,000 new jobs in May and employment gains earlier in the spring were scaled back, an ominous turn that points to a slowing economy and is likely to put more pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest...
US Jobs Machine Continues To Hum

US Jobs Machine Continues To Hum

The Numbers: The U.S. added 263,000 new hires in April, easily beating Wall Street expectations of 190,000. The unemployment rate fell to 3.6% vs. 3.8% expected and the lowest since December 1969. More:  The U.S. jobs machine kept humming along in April, adding a...
Hiring Rebounds

Hiring Rebounds

Key bit:    The U.S. created 196,000 new jobs last month after a swoon in February, an encouraging gain that hints growth in the economy is ready for a revival. Hiring increased in most major segments of the economy, most notably health care and white-collar firms....