April Inflation Cools Slightly

Inflation fell in April, relatively speaking, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday.

JOLTS Report: Record Quits, Job Openings

The number of U.S. job openings reached a series high 11.5 million on March’s last business day, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.

JOLTS Report: Record Quits, Job Openings

The number of U.S. job openings reached a series high 11.5 million on March’s last business day, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.

MBA Chart of the Week Apr. 15, 2022: Net Migration by Metropolitan Status

MBA Chart of the Week shows net migration by metropolitan status from spring 2015 to spring 2021. The most recent 2020-2021 data allows us to examine moves during the first year of the pandemic, and to see if, as widely reported, there was accelerated movement out of cities to the suburbs (or even further afield) compared to the five years prior to COVID-19.

March Jobs Report Continues Strong Trend

U.S. employers added 431,000 jobs in March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, while the nation’s unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent.

Inflation Jumps to Fastest Rate Since 1982

The Consumer Price Index jumped by 0.8 percent in February from January and roared ahead by 7.9 percent to its fastest annual pace in 40 years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday.

JOLTS Report Shows Workers Retain Upper Hand

It’s not exactly a workers’ paradise, but with businesses struggling to hire employees and the “Great Resignation” in full swing, workers still have the upper hand, albeit a little less so than previously, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Office Sector Sees Uncertainty

Office usage is slowly growing as the pandemic fades, but analysts have many questions about the sector’s future.