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Job Growth Slows, But Unemployment Remains Lowest Since 1969
The economy expanded by 75,000 jobs in May, which was much less than expected. But the unemployment rate has remained at 3.6 percent, which is the lowest since December 1969, ...
June 7, 2019
Fed Ponders Reconsidering Strategy of Intervening on Low Unemployment
The Federal Reserve is considering changing its long-held policy of fighting unemployment levels it has considered too low. ...
May 23, 2019
US Unemployment at 49-year Record Low, 2.1% for Asian-Americans
U.S. job growth continued to increase during the month of April and the overall unemployment rate dropped to ...
May 3, 2019
Hispanic Unemployment Sets New Historic Low as US Economy Swells by 260,000 Jobs
Hispanic Americans are enjoying the lowest unemployment on record, 4.2 percent in April, as the economy added 263,000 ...
May 3, 2019
Unemployment Benefits Claims Rate Drops to Another Historic Low, Economy Shows Vigor
Americans are increasingly foregoing unemployment benefits as the job market remains strong and the economy shows signs of ...
April 19, 2019
US Jobless Claims Hit 49-Year Low; Labor Market Resilient
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to a nearly half-century low last week, a ...
April 4, 2019
Weekly Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected
Fewer Americans requested unemployment benefits in the week ending March 17 than economists expected. Based on Labor Department ...
March 21, 2019
Hispanic Unemployment Breaks Another Record Low, Not Mentioned by Telemundo, Univision
Hispanic unemployment broke another record low in February, the fourth time since June. Neither of the major Spanish-language ...
March 8, 2019
Trump’s Approval Rating on Economy Hits New High: Gallup Poll
President Donald Trump's approval rating on his handling of the economy reached the highest point in his presidency, ...
March 5, 2019
Will Robots Make Americans Unemployable?
Commentary A perennial source of angst in the United States is concern about job security and job opportunities. ...
March 1, 2019
Skills Gap Crisis Is Great Threat to US Economy, Congressman Says
WASHINGTON—Optimism within the nation’s business world has reached its highest levels in years, yet this optimism is challenged ...
February 7, 2019
China State Planner Warns Economic Pressure Will Hit Job Market
BEIJING—Downward pressure on the economy will impact China's job market, the state planner warned on Jan. 22, a ...
January 22, 2019
China’s Job Market Faces Challenging Road Ahead With Unemployment Rising
China’s job market has been devastated by the Sino-U.S. trade war, and the outlook for 2019 isn't looking ...
January 20, 2019
Job Jitters Mount as China’s Factories Sputter Ahead of Lunar New Year
DONGGUAN/HONG KONG—Wang Zhishen was thrilled when Danish shipper A.P. Moller-Maersk gave him two months' paid leave, relishing the ...
January 18, 2019
Top 10 Challenges That Communist China Will Face in 2019
In his 2019 New Year address, China’s paramount leader Xi Jinping used one key word that didn’t appear in ...
January 8, 2019
Layoff Rumors About China’s Biggest Tech Firms Fuel Unease About Slowing Economy
Recent rumors about layoffs at some of China’s biggest internet and technology companies have added to Chinese citizens’ ...
December 30, 2018
Weekly Unemployment Report Shows Strong Workforce
The weekly unemployment insurance report released on Dec. 27 shows signs of a strong labor market. The number ...
December 28, 2018
Jobless Claims Drop as Labor Market Keeps Strong
Fewer Americans asked for unemployment benefits in the week ending Dec. 22 than the week before, underscoring a ...
December 27, 2018
US Employers Hiring Steady With 155,000 Jobs Added in One Month
WASHINGTON—U.S. businesses added a smaller yet still healthy number of jobs in Nov., while the unemployment rate remains ...
December 7, 2018
The Associated Press
Small Business Saturday Turns 9 This Year
WASHINGTON—Small businesses make up 99.9 percent of U.S. businesses and employ almost half of all U.S. workers. But ...
November 22, 2018
Millions of China’s Migrant Workers Returning to Rural Hometowns, Likely Due to Unemployment
China’s Ministry of Agriculture announced on Nov. 8 that there are currently 7.4 million migrant workers who are ...
November 15, 2018
China’s Growing Unemployment Crisis
China’s serious unemployment problem has become worse due to the massive withdrawal of foreign capital.
October 22, 2018
US Unemployment Drops to 3.7 Percent, Lowest Since 1969
The U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to 3.7 percent, reaching the lowest level since December 1969, as the ...
October 5, 2018
Jobless Claims Lowest Since 1960s in Booming Job Market
The fewest Americans asked for unemployment benefits since Spiro Agnew’s Des Moines address. In the week ending Sept. ...
September 20, 2018
Wages Grow Fastest in Decade, Unemployment Keeps Low
Average hourly earnings of Americans increased to $27.16 in August, 10 cents up from the months before and ...
September 7, 2018
Technology Advancements Are Double-Edged Sword for China
China aims to become the global leader in automation, artificial intelligence, and robotics. But there will be collateral ...
August 31, 2018
Young Women Unemployment Lowest Under Trump Since 1950s
Young women looking for work have been increasingly succeeding in recent years, and so much over the past ...
August 17, 2018
Google Doubles Down on Deceiving Customers About Its Political Manipulation
At Busy Southern Mexico Border, No Troops to Be Found
Senate Passes Bipartisan Border Funding Bill
Democrat-Led House Panel Votes to Subpoena Trump Adviser Conway
Supreme Court Leaves Underpinning of Administrative State in Place
President Trump: Mueller Testimony Is a ‘Diversion’ From ‘Tremendous Criminal Activity’ on Other Side
Republicans to Question Mueller About ‘Corrupt Cabal’ That Started Russia Probe
This Officer Is Too Scared to Pick Up This Snapping Turtle
Family Surprises Active Duty Military Dad For His Birthday
Dad Gets a Corvette He Always Wanted, His Reaction Is Priceless