US Jobless Claims Rise to 265,000 in Latest Week

November 3, 2016

The number of Americans seeking first-time jobless benefits climbed to the highest level since early August, though overall figures remain consistent with a steadily expanding labor market. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, increased […]

ADP Private Payrolls Add 147,000 Workers in October

November 2, 2016

Private US employers continued to hire at a solid clip in October, another sign the nation’s labor market remains strong even as the increase was the lowest since May and below average for the year. The September total was revised from 154,000 […]

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