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  • H.S. Borji

    The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits rose less than forecast last week and remained close to 15-year lows, highlighting the continued strength of the labour market in the new-year. US jobless claims climbed rose 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 278,000 in the week ending January 30, the Labor Department reported today in

  • H.S. Borji

    The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits declined last week, as employers retained holiday staff in the latest sign of a strengthening labour market. US jobless claims declined 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 294,000 in the week ended January 3, the Labor Department reported today in Washington. A median estimate of economists called

  • H.S. Borji

    The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits declined for the fourth consecutive week last week, underscoring the labour market’s broad recovery in the final stretch of the year. US jobless claims declined faster than forecast in the week ended December 20, falling 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 280,000, the Labor Department reported today

  • H.S. Borji

    US employment rose at the fastest pace in three years in November, as average hourly wages rose at double the rate of forecasts, boosting optimism about the US recovery and raising expectations the Federal Reserve was moving closer to lifting interest rates. Employers added 321,000 nonfarm payrolls last month, following an upwardly revised gain of

  • H.S. Borji

    The US private sector continued to add jobs at a solid pace in November, although the rate of growth slowed unexpectedly in the latest sign the labour market was beginning to moderate. The US private sector added 208,000 jobs in November, following an upwardly revised gain of 233,000 in October, the ADP Institute reported today.

  • Accendo Markets

    The USD is in a falling trend after a long rally which can be attributed to a weak jobs report. Firms created only 214K jobs in the economy well below the previous reading and the forecast (non-farm employment change, Actual: 214K, Forecast: 235K, Previous: 256K, 07/11/2014). However the unemployment rate continued to fall (unemployment rate,