Articles About economic output
July 10, 2014
Jobless claims -- which serve as a proxy for layoffs -- are once again trending near a seven-year low.
July 03, 2014
In many ways, the Department of Labor’s June Employment Situation Report was proof that the underlying trends in the U.S. labor market are strengthening.
July 02, 2014
In June, private sector employment experienced its best growth since November 2012.
June 26, 2014
Continuing a well-established trend, fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week.
June 19, 2014
Beating economists expectations, jobless claims decreased 6,000 to 312,000 from the previous week’s upwardly revised 318,000.
June 06, 2014
Predictions were off. May hiring did not slow as much as forecast and the unemployment rate did not budge from April’s 6.3 percent.
June 03, 2014
Consumers spent more in May than they have in six years, before the financial crisis and Great Recession sent the U.S. economy into a tailspin.
May 30, 2014
Government economists determined that GDP did not grow in the first-quarter, but rather contracted at a 1 percent annual rate.
May 29, 2014
U.S. GDP tells the larger story of why businesses have generally been hesitant to expand payrolls, even if layoffs have returned to pre-recession levels.