July job growth slowed from June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday—but analysts said that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
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July Consumer Prices Stabilize; Rise 8.5% Annually
The Consumer Price Index, a closely watched measure of inflation, was unchanged in July on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 1.3 percent in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. Over the past 12 months, the all-items index increased by 8.5 percent before seasonal adjustment.
Solid Jobs Report Move Employment, Unemployment Rate to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Total nonfarm employment jumped by 528,000 jobs in July, more than double consensus expectations and pushing the unemployment rate to 3.5 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
Job Openings Fall to 9-Month Low
In the first of four major employment reports this week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported job openings in the U.S. fell at the fastest rate in more than two years, to a nine-month low. Despite the drop, overall job market conditions remain tight.
June Jobs Report Beats Estimates
Employment rose by 372,000 jobs in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a strong report despite rising inflation and economic uncertainty.
Inflation Still Too High for Consumers—and Fed
Inflation showed no signs of letup in May, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, with analysts all but guaranteeing large interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve this week and in the coming months.
Employers Add 390,000 May Jobs; Unemployment Rate Holds at 3.6%
Employers added nearly 400,000 jobs in May, largely meeting expectations, the Labor Department reported Friday. The unemployment rate held at 3.6 percent for the third straight month.
Job Openings Hold at Near-Record Highs; Another 4.4 Million Quit
Nearly 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in April, keeping U.S. job openings at a near-record 11.4 million, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday.
April Inflation Cools Slightly
Inflation fell in April, relatively speaking, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday.
Employment Approaches Pre-Pandemic Levels
U.S. employment rolls increased by more than 425,000 in April, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.