Tag: Department of Labor

Energy, Industries

Consumer prices rise more than expected, pushed by 9.1% jump in gasoline

April 13, 2021


Consumer prices shot higher in March, given a boost by a strong economic recovery and year-over-year comparisons to a time when the Covid-19 pandemic was about to throttle the U.S. economy, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. The consumer price index […]


Weekly jobless claims rise to 861,000 vs. 773,000 expected

February 18, 2021

Via: NBC News

Last week’s initial jobless claims soared to 861,000, despite more states and cities lifting restrictive business measures amid a decline in the number of coronavirus cases. Economists had predicted around 773,000 first-time claims for the week ended Feb. 13. Data […]