Tag: American job market


U.S. economy added 559,000 jobs in May, vs. estimates for 675,000

June 4, 2021

Via: NBC News

The economy added 559,000 jobs last month, double April’s disappointing total, and the unemployment rate ticked down to 5.8 percent from 6.1 percent, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While the headline jobs number falls […]


Jobs: Businesses add 183,000 in February, but Moody's economist says jobs may have peaked

March 6, 2019


Job creation at the company level cooled in February after a sizzling start to 2019, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. Private companies added 183,000 workers for the month, about in line with Dow Jones estimates […]


Job and Wage Gains Deliver a Promising Start for the Year

February 2, 2018

Via: The New York Times

As the unemployment rate has fallen in recent months and the economy has roared, one central question has bedeviled the American job market: Where is the wage growth? New data on Friday suggested an answer: It is here, and it […]