The labor market is tight, which means there are fewer workers to fill open positions and, as a result, wages are rising.
A number of recent business and consumer surveys are showing a lack of economic confidence caused by recent tariff actions against China.
The OFR has released a report with new evidence that confirms the Volcker Rule reduces businesses' ability to raise capital.
In April 2019, the U.S. economy created 263,000 jobs. The unemployment rate is 3.6%.
In March 2019 the U.S. economy created 196,000 jobs. The unemployment rate is 3.8%.
20,000 jobs were created in February. The unemployment rate is at 3.8%.
304,000 jobs were created in the U.S. in January 2019. The unemployment rate is 4.0%.
312,000 jobs were created in the U.S. in December 2018. The unemployment rate is 3.9%.
155,000 jobs were created in November. The unemployment rate is 3.7%.
250,000 jobs were created in October. The unemployment rate is 3.7%.
134,000 jobs were created in September.
Jobs grew by 201,000 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.9%.
Jobs grew by 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%.
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