17 million units high set in 2007 and a remarkable recovery from the 2009 low of 10.4 million units. The improving labor market conditions appear to be encouraging consumers to buy newer vehicles. Volume trends also indicate a marked preference
be Several Years for Rates to Return to Normal? While she see's moderate Growth for this and next Year? and the Labor market reaching Full strength? Unemployment down to 5%! While Corp America is making Fortunes and New Highs for stock Holders
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy was on a modest growth path early in the second quarter with home resales falling in April and manufacturing activity on the backfoot in May, although the labor market continued to tighten.
New applications for unemployment insurance likely picked up last week, but remained at levels consistent with a labor market that is generally improving. Analysts expect the U.S. Labor Department to report that jobless claims rose to 271
said it would be premature to raise interest rates in June and that a bump in inflation was being offset by a weaker labor market and softer data, according to minutes from the meeting. (USA-FED/MINUTES (UPDATE 1), moving shortly, 490
again in this statistic. Glaser: Let's look at some of the underlying data there. First, just in terms of the labor market , are small businesses planning on continuing to hire and what are wages going to look like? Johnson: On the hiring
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Economists cut their forecasts for U.S. economic growth in the second quarter and full year, and trimmed expectations for U.S. labor market gains.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to near a 15-year low, indicating the jobs market was on solid footing even as the economy struggles to regain momentum after abruptly slowing in the first quarter.
certainly didn't see it particularly in last month's labor - market report, but we think this is certainly an indicator ..... last time we were at a peak, indicates a pretty good labor market , which is great news. Glaser: Last week, we got
when household formation and homeownership rates are generally the highest. At the same time, we have the tightest labor - market conditions we've had in several years. We're also going to see the aging of the baby boomers create new job opportunities