Category Archives: Employment

Fretful Friday | Authers’ Note – FT

John Authers reports on an anxious market reaction to some surprising US unemployment data. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not available)  

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Payroll Friday – FT

John Authers explains why surprising US employment data have left the market pricing a rate rise next month as a virtual certainty. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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Bad payrolls equal weaker dollar? – FT

John Authers on disappointing unemployment data in the US, and a volatile market reaction. Filmed by John Authers. Edited by Paolo Pascual. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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U.S. Employment Situation – May 2015

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 280,000 in May, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – April 2015

The BLS reported this morning: Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – March 2015

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 126,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in professional and business … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – January 2015

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 257,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 5.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in retail trade, construction, health … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – December 2014

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 252,000 in December, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, construction, food … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – November 2014

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 321,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains were widespread, led by growth in professional … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – October 2014

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 214,000 in October, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in food services and drinking places, retail … Continue reading

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