In the following post, learn how regions across the United States are doing when it comes to unemployment in 2013.
After a near two-month hiatus, the BLS released its latest “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report on March 22nd – the first report of the year to focus on 2013 employment data. As usual, the report was encouraging, as a majority of the United States’ metro areas recorded lower unemployment rates
A strong jobs report for February 2013 is a sign that the economy is moving in the right direction. Get more details in the following post.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its unemployment report for February 2013, a strong report with an impressive 236,000 jobs added overall, and the private sector injecting a healthy 246,000 jobs. The unemployment rate also edged down to 7.7% in February. This month’s report showed much stronger gains compared to January, when employers hired a revised 119,000 workers, pointing
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January 2013 brought good news for the economy as it relates to jobs. Learn more in the following post.
On February 1st, the BLS released yet another report with jobs added as nonfarm payroll employment rose by 157,000 in January with a relatively untouched unemployment rate of 7.9%, the seventh consecutive month in which more than 100,000 jobs have been added to the national economy. According to the report, 166,000 private sector
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Different areas of the United States are beginning to see better results in employment during the economic recovery. Find more information in the following post.
There is no doubt about it: a trend has been established. As was the case throughout 2012, unemployment once again diminished within a majority of the United States’ metropolitan areas in December. According to the BLS’ latest “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report, published on January 30th, 290 of the nation’s 372 metro areas recorded a lower jobless rate in
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In January 2013, more jobs were added to the private sector. Learn more in the following post.
For the 35th consecutive month, private sector employment upturned within the United States in January, according to the BLS’ most recent jobs report. The report found that 166,000 private sector jobs were added to the national economy, as the total number of employed Americans rose to 143.3 million. Hiring was wide-ranging last month, as the following private sectors reported a
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While government spending cuts were avoided at the beginning of the year, they could take place come March. Get more information in the following post.
Two days prior to the release of the BLS’ “The Employment Situation – January 2013” report, the Bureau of Economic Analysis published its latest “advance” estimate regarding Q4 2012 GDP. The estimate’s findings shocked many financial experts. Despite a rise in personal consumption expenditures and business investment, real GDP declined by 0.1 percent last quarter, the first quarterly decrease since
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It looks like there are some positive signs for North American countries as it relates to employment. Learn more in the following post.
With the release of the BLS’ latest “The Employment Situation” report, which revealed that employment continued to rise within the United States in December, even in the midst of the nation’s recovery from Superstorm Sandy, economists were left to wonder – would such progress be noticed in other North American countries,
The following post makes reference to the December 2012 jobs report matching the expectations of economists.
Consistent. Robust. Encouraging. Such words have often been used to describe the United States’ recent job growth trends. After all, from July to November, 161,800 jobs were added to the national economy per month, on average. Even Superstorm Sandy did not damper the nation’s steady rise in employment, as 161,000 new jobs were generated in November,
The following post shows the improvement of regional unemployment in the United States.
On January 8th, the BLS released its first “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report of 2013, revealing that regional unemployment continued to decline last November. According to the BLS, 322 of the nation’s 372 metro areas reported a lower jobless rate in November 2012 than November 2011, as only four areas recorded an unemployment rate of 15 percent or higher.
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The following post has some encouraging news about employment in the private sector.
According to the BLS’ latest jobs report, more than 112 million Americans were employed within the private sector in December 2012, comprising nearly 84 percent of the nation’s working population. In fact, despite a steady decline in public sector employment in 2012, private sector hiring continued to augment in December, rising for the 34th consecutive month. A