company has lowered its estimated loss, which in turn helps it reduce its credit reserve. Lastly, the slacks in the labor market continue to exist after the recent job report of the last month, which means short-term rates are expected to remain
best level since August 2005 at 59.6. Finally, the labor market continues to show strength, despite a disappointing ..... compiling a set of surveys in an attempt to monitor the labor market . The Employment Situation Report, released by the
series of charts has garnered more attention lately as Fed Chair Janet Yellen has indicated that this is one of the key labor market indicators she is watching. Small-Business Confidence Notches Another Small Gain The National Federation of Independent
also shows that economic growth for the year may come in at an anemic 0.3%, because of continued weakness in the labor market . The U.K. has held up better than most of its neighbors on the continent. The British Chamber of Commerce recently
underpinned by improvement in the labor market . Credit conditions and manufacturing ..... economy demonstrating clear-cut labor market improvement and cyclical momentum ..... clear cut improvements The U.S. labor market is improving at a faster rate, though
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably does not signal a material shift in labor market conditions as claims remain near their pre-recession levels.
quarter-over-quarter basis. Revised consensus estimates for full year GDP are now below 2%. Despite sluggish GDP growth, the US labor market has continued to improve. For the second quarter the economy added 816,000 jobs. The unemployment rate of 6.1
NEW YORK, Sept 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Thursday as jobless claims unexpectedly rose in the most recent week, the latest sign the labor market continues to...
NEW YORK, Sept 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were very slightly lower on Thursday as investors awaited data on the labor market and attempted to determine whether equities' long-term...
consistent with other improving labor market reports, including the employment ..... and the emergence of some spot labor market shortages. Along with this month's ..... layoffs) issued a special report on labor market shortages, a subject near and