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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Reports March 2014 Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 6.7 Percent While Adding 192,000 Jobs

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Last Updated on Saturday, 05 April 2014 04:23 April 4, 2014 - Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 192,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment grew in professional and business services, in health care, and in mining and logging. Household Survey Data In March, the number of unemployed persons was essentially unchanged at 10.5 million, and the unemployment rate held at 6.7 percent.

N.S. jobless rate up with job losses

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Date : 05 Nisan  2014 Cumartesi - 01:04, Category : Business The best source of local news in Nova Scotia, featuring articles from The Chronicle Herald, breaking news, sports, entertainment, business, national news, international news, weather. N.S.

Friday, April 4, 2014

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An Open letter to Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of LaborDear Secretary Perez:Raising the minimum wage is a formula for causing unemployment among the least-skilled members of society. The higher wages are, the higher costs of production are. The higher costs of production are, the higher prices are. The higher prices are, the smaller are the quantities of goods and services demanded and the number of workers employed in producing them.

TREASURIES-U.S. bond yields dip after jobs data

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Fri Apr 4, 2014 10:22am EDT * U.S. nonfarm payrolls rose by 192,000 in March * U.S. unemployment rate unchanged at 6.7 pct* Medium-term Treasuries yields see biggest dipBy Sam ForgioneNEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasuries yields dipped Friday after an employment report for March came in slightly lower than economists expected, leading medium-term yields to fall the most as fears eased of an early hike in interest rates by the Federal Reserve.

Canada's jobless rate falls to 6.9 per cent in March

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Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press Published Friday, April 4, 2014 8:37AM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 4, 2014 9:02AM EDT OTTAWA -- Canada's economy showed signs of thawing out from a long, bitter winter last month, churning out an unexpectedly high 42,900 net new jobs that helped shave the unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent -- matching a post-recession low.

Pattie Lovett-Reid: How to land a summer job

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Pattie Lovett-Reid, chief financial commentator, CTV News Published Friday, April 4, 2014 7:22AM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 4, 2014 7:38AM EDT This is a timely chat with youth unemployment stubbornly high - so before you even graduate it is all about building your resume.The goal is to build a resume in an effort to stand out from the crowd and this summer if you can't find paid employment don't be idle and kick back take control.

Canadian economy creates 42,900 new jobs as jobless rate dips to 6.9 per cent

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By Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press on April 4, 2014. OTTAWA – Canada’s economy showed signs of thawing out from a long, bitter winter last month, churning out an unexpectedly high 42,900 net new jobs that helped shave the unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent – matching a post-recession low. The Canadian jobs gain, although mostly part-time, was about double what economists had anticipated and more than wipes out February’s 7,000 dip.

Stock futures rise ahead of payrolls report

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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK Fri Apr 4, 2014 7:34am EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures advanced modestly on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to hold near its record high, ahead of the monthly payrolls report. The employment report for March is due at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Analysts expect a gain of 200,000 jobs, with the unemployment rate expected to tick down to 6.6 percent from the 6.7 percent in the prior month.

Foreign funds vie for Spanish olive oil firm Deoleo: source

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Thu Apr 3, 2014 1:23pm EDT MADRID (Reuters) - A number of foreign funds are vying to take over Spain's Deoleo (OLEO.MC), the world's top olive oil bottler with brands like Carbonell, a source close to the deal said on Thursday, in a deal that has become highly politicized. Spain is the world's biggest olive oil producer. Its olive oil exports are surging and the industry is seen as a growth area especially for the south of the country, which is plagued by high unemployment.

Jobless claims rise more than expected

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WASHINGTON Thu Apr 3, 2014 8:31am EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to some strength in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 326,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday.