Hiring slowed modestly in October, as employers added 261,000 jobs. That might take some of the upward pressure off inflation.
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by another 0.75 percentage points Wednesday, as part of its ongoing effort to fight inflation. The big question is, what happens next.
Sixty percent of Ukrainians who fled their homes for other parts of the country have lost their jobs, as Russia's invasion has upended industries and destroyed businesses.
A new jobs report showed a modest slowdown in hiring last month that was not enough to soothe Wall Street's worries about inflation and the Fed. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.5%
U.S. employers added 315,000 jobs in August, while the unemployment rate rose to 3.7% from 3.5% in July. A tight job market gives workers more bargaining power, but it may also fuel inflation.
U.S. employers added 528,000 jobs in July, showing the labor market remains strong, despite high inflation and softening economic growth. The unemployment rate fell to 3.5%.
Inflation is sky high. The Federal Reserve wants to bring it back to earth without crashing the economy. But achieving a so-called "soft landing" and avoiding a recession is easier said than done.
U.S. employers added 372,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate held steady at 3.6%. Despite slightly slower job growth, the labor market remains an economic bright spot.
U.S. employers added 390,000 jobs in May as the labor market stays hot. The unemployment rate held steady at 3.6%.