Government, Business

Payrolls, Wages Miss Estimates in New Sign of Downshift

Payroll Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

U.S. hiring missed projections in September and wage gains cooled, offering a warning that the record-long expansion is poised for further slowing even as the jobless rate fell to a half-century low.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
October 4, 2019
Government, Business

Jobs Top Forecast at 263,000 Gain, but Wages Miss Estimates

Jobs Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

The U.S. economy accelerated its rebound from a recent soft patch as unemployment unexpectedly fell to a fresh 49-year low amid strong hiring and cooler-than-projected wage gains, suggesting the hot labor market can extend its run.

May 3, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Companies Added 183,000 Workers in February

Jobs James MacDonald/Bloomberg News

Companies added fewer workers to U.S. payrolls in February after a burst of hiring in the prior month that was stronger than previously reported, signaling that the labor market continues to underpin what may become the longest economic expansion on record this year.

March 6, 2019
Government, Business

Payrolls Rise 312,000 as Wage Gains Exceed Forecasts

Factory Worker Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. employers added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labor-force participation jumped, reflecting a robust job market that nevertheless faces mounting risks in 2019.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 4, 2019

Trucking Loses 3,600 Jobs in September, Department of Labor Reports

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

For-hire trucking lost 3,600 jobs in September, while overall payrolls increased by 156,000 the Labor Department reported Oct. 7.

October 7, 2016

Payrolls Rise in 31 States, Led by New York

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Payrolls increased in 31 states in June, and the unemployment rate fell in 21 as the labor market made strides across the nation.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
July 21, 2015