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Unemployment Is Down, But Still Work to Do

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Unemployment Is Down, But Still Work to Do

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Unemployment Is Down, But Still Work to DoAdded: 05.07.2014 18:13 | 0 views | 0 commentsSource: redalertpolitics.com Jason Furman, Wash PostOn Thursday we learned that the U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in June, concluding the largest first-half-year for job growth since the late 1990s.

UK 'to become Europe's second largest economy by 2020'

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UK 'to become Europe's second largest economy by 2020'

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5 July 2014 Last updated at 15:53 The UK's economy is set to overtake that of France by 2020 to become the second largest in Europe, according to forecasts by consultancy firm PwC. It says the UK's value is aided by the strength of the pound against the dollar compared with that of euro, together with falling unemployment. But it says the UK lags behind in areas including education, investment, trade deficits and income inequality.

Dow Jones tops 17,000 for first time after unemployment drop

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Dow Jones tops 17,000 for first time after unemployment drop

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4 July 2014 | By Jon Yarker The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index has rallied to record levels following yesterday’s confirmation of a fall in US unemployment, closing above 17,000 for the first time.Additionally, the S&P 500 closed above the record level of 1,980 for the first time.Yesterday the US Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed US unemployment had fallen to 6.1 per cent, a six year low. With unemployment falling 0.2 per cent during June.

The Bonddad Blog: The REAL "real unemployment rate" for June 2014: 9.6%

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 -by New Deal democrat Before we leave today's employment report, here is one more item of interest, which I overlooked this morning.The unemployment rate declined for the right reason:  fewer people were unemployed, even though  more people entered the labor force.  This is very good.

U.S. unemployment hits lowest rate since September 2008

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U.S. unemployment hits lowest rate since September 2008

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Josh Boak, The Associated Press Published Thursday, July 3, 2014 11:26AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:09PM EDT WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 per cent, the lowest since September 2008. It was the fifth straight monthly job gain above 200,000 -- the best such stretch since the late 1990s tech boom. Over the past 12 months, the economy has added nearly 2.

Unemployment Reaches Lowest Level Since the Fall (and Fall) of 2008

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Unemployment Reaches Lowest Level Since the Fall (and Fall) of 2008

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Jul 2, 2014 12:20PM ET  /  1,011 Views By Dashiell Bennett Crispian Cuss on the not-so-shocking rise of Islamic State, The Wall Street Journal on how a big bank got off easy, Paul Waldman on our crumbling roads, John J. Cohrssen and Henry I. Miller on the failure to develop a meningitis B vaccine, Paul Horowitz on why Hobby Lobby just the beginning.

US economy adds 288,000 jobs in June

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US economy adds 288,000 jobs in June

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3 July 2014 Last updated at 13:33 The US economy added 288,000 jobs in June, latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics have shown. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.1%, its lowest level since September 2008. That figure beat analysts' expectations and is an encouraging sign for investors and policymakers after disappointing growth in the first quarter of 2014. Economists blamed harsh winter weather for a 2.9% annualised decline in US economic output from January to March.

Gold hovers below 3-month high; US jobs data, ECB eyed

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Gold hovers below 3-month high; US jobs data, ECB eyed

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Thursday, 03 July 2014 16:47 Posted by Imaduddin SINGAPORE: Gold slipped to trade below a three-month high on Thursday as investors awaited a string of key data releases later in the day to gauge the strength of the global economy and the fate of stimulus measures by central banks.US data on jobs, unemployment and trade is expected on Thursday, while the outcome of European Central Bank (ECB) policy meeting will also be announced.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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by Bill McBride on 7/01/2014 07:40:00 PM The BLS released the Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment report for May today. Unemployment rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 357 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 11 areas, and unchanged in 4 areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Twelve areas had jobless rates of at least 10.0 percent and 93 areas had rates of less than 5.0 percent. ...Yuma, Ariz., and El Centro, Calif.

Number of Unemployed Bulgarians Drops Below 400 Thousand – Eurostat

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Number of Unemployed Bulgarians Drops Below 400 Thousand – Eurostat

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In May, the unemployment rate in Bulgaria preserved its level from April and was 11.9%, but decreased by 1.1% compared to May 2013, according to Eurostat. A total 399,000 Bulgarians were unemployed in May 2014 compared to 402,000 in April and to 439,000 a year ago, the latest data of the European Statistical Office shows. This is the first drop of the unemployment rates in Bulgaria below the psychological level of 400,000 in a long time, Money.bg notes.