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Hiring over the past five months has been the strongest since the late 1990s tech boom as the economy added 288,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent from 6.3 percent.

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Hiring over the past five months has been the strongest since the late 1990s tech boom as the economy added 288,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent from 6.3 percent.

 

The Labor Department says those gains follow additions of 217,000 jobs in May and 304,000 in April, figures that were both revised upward…

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The Commerce Department said that the nation’s overall output shrank at an annual rate of 1 percent in the first three months of the year, revising downward its initial estimate from late April, which showed a very slight gain for the period. It is the first quarter in three years in which the nation’s output of goods and services has contracted. The figures are bad news for the White House as well as for Democrats running for Congress in November’s midterm elections…Descargar el informe completo

The Commerce Department said that the nation’s overall output shrank at an annual rate of 1 percent in the first three months of the year, revising downward its initial estimate from late April, which showed a very slight gain for the period. It is the first quarter in three years in which the nation’s output of goods and services has contracted. The figures are bad news for the White House as well as for Democrats running for Congress in November’s midterm elections…

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The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in April, the strongest month for job growth in two years. That number blew away economists’ forecasts, and stocks rose following the news, although they have since fallen back.The oft-quoted unemployment rate fell to 6.3%, down from 6.7% in March. The employment gains were widespread, led by job growth in professional and business services, retail trade, food services and drinking places, and construction…

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The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in April, the strongest month for job growth in two years. That number blew away economists’ forecasts, and stocks rose following the news, although they have since fallen back.

The oft-quoted unemployment rate fell to 6.3%, down from 6.7% in March. The employment gains were widespread, led by job growth in professional and business services, retail trade, food services and drinking places, and construction…

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The U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March, an improvement over previous months when winter storms and extreme cold cut into hiring and a potential sign that U.S. labor markets may be gaining momentum.The unemployment rate held steady 6.7% in February. Economists had predicted 200,000 new jobs would be created. Fed policy makers have made…Descargar el informe completo

The U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March, an improvement over previous months when winter storms and extreme cold cut into hiring and a potential sign that U.S. labor markets may be gaining momentum.

The unemployment rate held steady 6.7% in February. Economists had predicted 200,000 new jobs would be created. Fed policy makers have made…

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Both the number of unemployed persons (10.5 million) and the unemployment rate (6.7 percent) changed little in February. The jobless rate has shown little movement since December. Employment growth had waned over the past two months, and February’s number, while an improvement, remains below trend of where it had been for the past year, during which monthly job creation has averaged 189,000. Unemployment has retaken its place in Americans’ minds as the country’s biggest problem…Descargar el informe completo

Both the number of unemployed persons (10.5 million) and the unemployment rate (6.7 percent) changed little in February. The jobless rate has shown little movement since December. Employment growth had waned over the past two months, and February’s number, while an improvement, remains below trend of where it had been for the past year, during which monthly job creation has averaged 189,000. Unemployment has retaken its place in Americans’ minds as the country’s biggest problem…

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The 2014 Annual Energy Outlook projects declines in U.S. oil and natural gas imports as a result of increasing domestic production from tight oil and shale plays. U.S. liquid fuels net imports as a share of consumption is projected to decline from a high of 60% in 2005, and about 40% in 2012, to about 25% by 2016. The United States is also projected to become a net exporter of natural gas by 2018. U.S. manufacturing activity…Descargar el informe completo

The 2014 Annual Energy Outlook projects declines in U.S. oil and natural gas imports as a result of increasing domestic production from tight oil and shale plays. U.S. liquid fuels net imports as a share of consumption is projected to decline from a high of 60% in 2005, and about 40% in 2012, to about 25% by 2016. The United States is also projected to become a net exporter of natural gas by 2018. U.S. manufacturing activity…

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Americans increased their spending in November by the most in five months, led by big gains in auto purchases. While many retailers have reported disappointing holiday sales, consumers appear to be spending at car dealers and on utilities and other services. North American TiO2 market supply will be plentiful heading into the new year, sources said, but although there is little talk of a continued glut, pricing power is not expected to return to the market any time soon…Descargar el informe completo

The 2014 Annual Energy Outlook projects declines in U.S. oil and natural gas imports as a result of increasing domestic production from tight oil and shale plays. U.S. liquid fuels net imports as a share of consumption is projected to decline from a high of 60% in 2005, and about 40% in 2012, to about 25% by 2016. The United States is also projected to become a net exporter of natural gas by 2018. U.S. manufacturing activity…

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U.S. manufacturing grew in November at the fastest pace in 2 ½ years, as factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip. The Institute for Supply Management says its index of manufacturing activity rose in November to 57.3. That is up from 56.4 in October and the highest since April 2011. While manufacturing grew, U.S. consumers’ confidence in the economy fell in November to the lowest level in seven months…Descargar el informe completo

U.S. manufacturing grew in November at the fastest pace in 2 ½ years, as factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip. The Institute for Supply Management says its index of manufacturing activity rose in November to 57.3. That is up from 56.4 in October and the highest since April 2011. While manufacturing grew, U.S. consumers’ confidence in the economy fell in November to the lowest level in seven months…

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The U.S. trade deficit has become unmanageable. How can we fix it?
It is no secret that the United States’ trade deficit is through the roof. We have an alarming number of loans from foreign governments. Unfortunately, this places us in an unfavorable position because it allows other countries to influence our economic decisions. In fact, laws regulating what other countries can ship into the United States have been eliminated due to one-way “free-trade” agreements like NAFTA and the KORUS FTA….Descargar el informe completo
The U.S. trade deficit has become unmanageable. How can we fix it?
It is no secret that the United States’ trade deficit is through the roof. We have an alarming number of loans from foreign governments. Unfortunately, this places us in an unfavorable position because it allows other countries to influence our economic decisions. In fact, laws regulating what other countries can ship into the United States have been eliminated due to one-way “free-trade” agreements like NAFTA and the KORUS FTA….

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Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 169,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.3 percent. In manufacturing, the workweek increased by 0.1 hour to 40.8 hours, and overtime increased by 0.2 hour to 3.4 hours. The average workweek for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls was unchanged at 33.6 hours. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in July on a seasonally adjusted basis…Descargar el informe completo

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 169,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.3 percent. In manufacturing, the workweek increased by 0.1 hour to 40.8 hours, and overtime increased by 0.2 hour to 3.4 hours. The average workweek for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls was unchanged at 33.6 hours. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in July on a seasonally adjusted basis…

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Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in July, and the unemployment rate edged down to 7.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Employment rose in retail trade, food services and drinking places, financial activities, and wholesale trade. Oil prices fell on Monday despite upbeat economic data from China, as concerns about weak jobs growth in the United States weighed, analysts said. Brent North Sea crude for delivery in September dropped 66 cents to $108.29 a barrel in London deals. New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate for September, slid 60 cents to $106.34 a barrel…Descargar el informe completo

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in July, and the unemployment rate edged down to 7.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Employment rose in retail trade, food services and drinking places, financial activities, and wholesale trade. Oil prices fell on Monday despite upbeat economic data from China, as concerns about weak jobs growth in the United States weighed, analysts said. Brent North Sea crude for delivery in September dropped 66 cents to $108.29 a barrel in London deals. New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate for September, slid 60 cents to $106.34 a barrel…

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Businesses added 188,000 jobs in June, according to the ADP National Employment Report, up from 134,000 jobs added in May. That was the strongest pace of hiring since February. Economists were expecting only 150,000 jobs in the month, according to Briefing.com. The number of unemployed persons, at 11.8 million, and the unemployment rate, at 7.6 percent, were unchanged in June. Both measures have shown little change since February…Descargar el informe completo

Businesses added 188,000 jobs in June, according to the ADP National Employment Report, up from 134,000 jobs added in May. That was the strongest pace of hiring since February. Economists were expecting only 150,000 jobs in the month, according to Briefing.com. The number of unemployed persons, at 11.8 million, and the unemployment rate, at 7.6 percent, were unchanged in June. Both measures have shown little change since February…

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Unemployment in May ticked up to 7.6 percent as employers added 175,000 jobs, a tepid report that may cheer investors hoping for interest rates to stay low, boosting stocks. The industries with the strongest employment growth in the last month were temporary help agencies, which added 26,000 jobs; and food services, which added 38,000 jobs in May and 337,000 over the past year…Descargar el informe completo

Businesses added 188,000 jobs in June, according to the ADP National Employment Report, up from 134,000 jobs added in May. That was the strongest pace of hiring since February. Economists were expecting only 150,000 jobs in the month, according to Briefing.com. The number of unemployed persons, at 11.8 million, and the unemployment rate, at 7.6 percent, were unchanged in June. Both measures have shown little change since February…

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The unemployment rate, at 7.5 percent, changed little in April but has declined by 0.4 percentage point since January. The number of unemployed persons, at 11.7 million, was also little changed over the month; however, unemployment has decreased by 673,000 since January.Consumer spending remains key to the growth of the U.S. economy, particularly upper-income discretionary spending…Descargar el informe completo

The unemployment rate, at 7.5 percent, changed little in April but has declined by 0.4 percentage point since January. The number of unemployed persons, at 11.7 million, was also little changed over the month; however, unemployment has decreased by 673,000 since January.

Consumer spending remains key to the growth of the U.S. economy, particularly upper-income discretionary spending…

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Market participants in the U.S. polypropylene (PP) market are expecting April prices to fall by around 6-7 cents/lb. ($132-154/tonne) along with feedstock polymer-grade propylene (PGP) prices, sources said in the week that ended on 29 March. Such a decrease may help to improve demand somewhat in the U.S. PP market. Demand has been very weak in recent months as buyers took to the sidelines waiting for prices to fall.Producers said a 6-7 cent/lb…Descargar el informe completo

Market participants in the U.S. polypropylene (PP) market are expecting April prices to fall by around 6-7 cents/lb. ($132-154/tonne) along with feedstock polymer-grade propylene (PGP) prices, sources said in the week that ended on 29 March. Such a decrease may help to improve demand somewhat in the U.S. PP market. Demand has been very weak in recent months as buyers took to the sidelines waiting for prices to fall.

Producers said a 6-7 cent/lb…

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U.S. GDP for Q4 2012 grew at an annual rate of 0.1%, the U.S. Commerce Department said, revising a January estimate that had showed the economy had contracted in the quarter by 0.1%. The improvement came from personal consumption expenditures, non-residential fixed investment and residential fixed investment. Manufacturing in the U.S. should expand by 2.2% in 2013 and 3.6% in 2014 despite political and global economic headwinds, the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) said…Descargar el informe completo

U.S. GDP for Q4 2012 grew at an annual rate of 0.1%, the U.S. Commerce Department said, revising a January estimate that had showed the economy had contracted in the quarter by 0.1%. The improvement came from personal consumption expenditures, non-residential fixed investment and residential fixed investment. Manufacturing in the U.S. should expand by 2.2% in 2013 and 3.6% in 2014 despite political and global economic headwinds, the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) said…

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The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, but the nation’s unemployment rate ticked back up to 7.9% from the December reading of 7.8%. Middle-income Americans were particularly hard hit this month and appear to be losing ground. However, U.S. manufacturing industries saw positive growth in January, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s closely watched purchasing managers index (PMI)…Descargar el informe completo

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, but the nation’s unemployment rate ticked back up to 7.9% from the December reading of 7.8%. Middle-income Americans were particularly hard hit this month and appear to be losing ground. However, U.S. manufacturing industries saw positive growth in January, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s closely watched purchasing managers index (PMI)…

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U.S. manufacturing grew slightly last month and factory hiring increased. The modest gain suggests the economy entered the New Year with some momentum…Descargar el informe completo

U.S. manufacturing grew slightly last month and factory hiring increased. The modest gain suggests the economy entered the New Year with some momentum…

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The fiscal cliff is the big worry right now,” said an unnamed executive of a fabricated metal products company quoted by the ISM in its release. “We will not look toward any type of expansion until this is addressed; if the program that is put in place is more taxes and big spending cuts — which will push us toward recession — forget it…Descargar el informe completo

The fiscal cliff is the big worry right now,” said an unnamed executive of a fabricated metal products company quoted by the ISM in its release. “We will not look toward any type of expansion until this is addressed; if the program that is put in place is more taxes and big spending cuts — which will push us toward recession — forget it…

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The U.S. economy entered the fourth quarter on solid footing, but the aftershocks of hurricane Sandy and the looming “fiscal cliff” could make for some shakier moments soon…Descargar el informe completo

The U.S. economy entered the fourth quarter on solid footing, but the aftershocks of hurricane Sandy and the looming “fiscal cliff” could make for some shakier moments soon…

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The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in September for the first time in four months, according to a closely followed index…Descargar el informe completo

The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in September for the first time in four months, according to a closely followed index…

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US manufacturing contracted for the second month in a row in July, following 34 consecutive months of expansion, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said during the week…Descargar el informe completo

US manufacturing contracted for the second month in a row in July, following 34 consecutive months of expansion, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said during the week…

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The US economy posted a payroll gain of an estimated 85,000 in June. The Overall unemployment rate is now 8.2% but underemployment moved upward to 14.9%…Descargar el informe completo

The US economy posted a payroll gain of an estimated 85,000 in June. The Overall unemployment rate is now 8.2% but underemployment moved upward to 14.9%…

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The Commerce Department reported the economy grew at an annual rate of 1.9 percent in the first quarter of 2012, slower then first estimated…Descargar el informe completo

The Commerce Department reported the economy grew at an annual rate of 1.9 percent in the first quarter of 2012, slower then first estimated…

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The US economy added 115,000 jobs in April, considerably less than the 170,000 that many economists had expected, the US Labor Department said on Friday…Descargar el informe completo

The US economy added 115,000 jobs in April, considerably less than the 170,000 that many economists had expected, the US Labor Department said on Friday…

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