Reade Pickert and Olivia Rockeman

Government, Business

US Job Openings Rise to Record, Underscore Hiring Difficulties

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U.S. job openings rose to a fresh record high in May, underscoring persistent hiring difficulties and reflecting more vacancies in the health care, education and hospitality industries.

July 7, 2021
Government, Business

Job Growth Surges Most in 10 Months, Jumping Past Forecast

A worker welds bumpers at a facility in Eugene, Ore. (Alisha Jucevic/Bloomberg News) A worker welds bumpers at a facility in Eugene, Ore. (Alisha Jucevic/Bloomberg News)

U.S. job growth accelerated in June, with payrolls gaining the most in 10 months, suggesting firms are having greater success recruiting workers to keep pace with the broadening of economic activity.

July 2, 2021
Business

Business-Spending Growth Key for US Economic Rebound

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The velocity of the U.S. economy’s post-pandemic rebound hinges on more than just an increasingly capable consumer, and business spending appears poised to deliver its own boost.

March 23, 2021