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Us Labor Market Tightening Mid-atlantic Factory Activity Picks Up

WASHINGTON – New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its...

Industrial Production Rises Strongly Homebuilding Tumbles

WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased solidly in April amid an acceleration in manufacturing and mining output, the latest indication that the economy...

Soft China April Investment Retail Sales Suggest Economy Losing Steam

BEIJING – China reported weaker-than-expected investment and retail sales in April and a drop in home sales, clouding its economic outlook even as policymakers try...

Us Job Growth Picks Up Unemployment Rate Falls To 39 Percent

WASHINGTON – U.S. job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 percent as some out-of-work...

Us Job Growth Picks Up Unemployment Rate Drops To 39 Percent

WASHINGTON – U.S. job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 percent as some out-of-work...

Us Job Growth Rebounds Modestly Unemployment Rate Hits 39 Percent

WASHINGTON – U.S. job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 percent as some jobless...

Us Job Growth Rebounds Unemployment Rate Falls To 39 Percent

WASHINGTON – U.S. job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 percent as some jobless...

Us Jobs Growth Expected To Regain Momentum In April

WASHINGTON – U.S. job growth likely accelerated in April after a weather-related slowdown in the previous month, with the unemployment rate expected to drop to...

No More Euroboom No Problem Say Investors

LONDON – Signs of fading growth momentum across Europe have come as bad news to equity investors hoping for a repeat of 2017’s bumper returns, but many say...