Sunday, Jan 29, 2023

US jobs


US jobless claims drop to 385,000, another pandemic low

June 03, 2021 7:06 pm

The Labour Department said Thursday that jobless claims dropped to 385,000, down 20,000 from the week before.

Fed's Powell: Rates to stay low for 'however long it takes'

September 05, 2020 10:18 am

Under a new framework adopted last week, the Fed signaled it would not raise interest rates just because the labor market is improving, and pledged to aim for inflation to rise moderately above 2% to make up for periods of too-low rates, like the current one.

Manufacturing jobs coming back to US: Trump

October 07, 2017 1:11 pm

Under the current law, products made in America are taxed at a marginal rate of 35 per cent, and sometimes much higher than that, putting manufacturers at a tremendous disadvantage to the manufacturers in other countries.

US private sector adds 178,000 jobs in July, says ADP National Employment Report

August 02, 2017 6:30 pm

Private payroll gains in the month earlier were revised up to 191,000 from an originally reported 158,000 increase. The report is jointly developed with Moody's Analytics.

Fed’s ‘strong’ growth view faces test amid Greek drama

February 02, 2015 2:25 am

Officials have indicated that interest rates could rise in June.

While European Central Bank struggles, US Federal Reserve sees recovery

September 29, 2014 1:17 am

The risk of the euro zone sliding into deflation and deeper stagnation is adding to the drag on the global economy from a slowdown in China.

Sensex dips 414 points on FII sell-off

August 02, 2014 1:13 am

The Sensex has lost 2.3 per cent or 606 points over the last two days.

US primed to bring back jobs lost to recession: Obama

January 18, 2014 5:47 pm

Obama said where Congress is not acting, he will act on his own to put opportunity within reach for anyone who is willing to work for it.

Markets brush off weak US jobs report

January 11, 2014 2:40 am

The stimulus has been one of the major props to stocks over the past few years.

Barack Obama thanks Lakshmi Mittal for investing in America

November 15, 2013 9:47 am

Lakshmi Mittal's ArcelorMittal has invested $70 mn resulting in creation of 150 new jobs.