The worst fears about the economy were not confirmed by the Labor Department’s April jobs report. After a horrible-looking report last month, the economy appears to be growing again. We will not call it a Goldilocks employment report, but the Big Bad Wolf isn’t knocking at the door either. The numbers The unemployment rate dropped
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The oil industry is going through hard times again. What does that mean for the economy?
New sign-ups for unemployment benefits drop to the lowest level in eight years.
This week’s employment report may provide more clarity about hiring, pay and other issues.
The government’s latest jobs report points to progress, though there’s still room for improvement.
A report showing a very weak economic performance during the first quarter is already being discounted.
More people over 65 are working today than before. Some people can’t afford to quit; others just don’t want to.
The Labor Department says 175,000 jobs were added last month, while the unemployment rate rose.
Economists are hoping new reports offer more evidence that the economy simply has a little cold.