The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday.

Sections:  news   business   
  • Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope
    Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
  • US home sales rebound slightly in February
    U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather. More
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Eurozone inflation falls as cost of living squeeze eases; Brexit a ‘historic economic error’ – business live
    Nationwide reports that UK annual house price growth fell to -3.4% in May, from -2.7% in April, as rising interest rates hit market ...
    05/31/2023 - 9:39 pm | View Link
  • The worst reality TV show of all time, according to data—plus, see the rest of the lowest-rated 100
    One of the keys to reality television is the right blend of eccentric protagonists and believability—but the actors' acting falls short on "Vanderpump ... 2011–2013 Another Simon Cowell creation, "The ...
    05/30/2023 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Clean Energy Jobs Are Booming, Making Up For Rising Fossil Fuel Unemployment
    These jobs would be concentrated in manufacturing, construction, and job creation. USEER notes the IIJA’s impacts have not yet been felt, but predicts the more than $63 billion in energy sector ...
    05/29/2023 - 5:17 pm | View Link
  • The U.S. Economy: A ‘Riddle Wrapped in an Enigma’
    However, to paraphrase Winston Churchill, for us the ‘riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma’ is that employment data remains so solid, and stock and credit markets – arguably the most reliable ...
    05/16/2023 - 7:27 am | View Link
  • US inflation falls as Britain is left further behind
    The North Sea's biggest oil producer expects to cut 350 jobs in Britain two months after it claimed its profits were all but wiped out Rishi Sunak's windfall tax. The company, which pumped more than ...
    05/10/2023 - 8:49 am | View Link
  • More


Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News