May 29, 2017

Making a Comeback: 263,000 Jobs Added in March, More Than Expected

The U.S. job market continued to climb in March, adding 263,000 more jobs, well above the projected 185,000, according to CNBC. The totals are also more than the 245,000 reported for February. Even more interesting is that goods-producing jobs continued to rise.  Construction accounted for 49,000 new jobs while manufacturing, trade, transportation, and utilities each grew by […]

Half of German Women Feel Unsafe in Their Own Neighbourhoods

Nearly half of Germany’s women now feel unsafe walking about their local neighbourhood, a survey has revealed, with many taking precautions such as pepper spray with them when out at night. The survey, by Emnid for Bild am Sonntag further found that 58 per cent of women believe that public places have become less safe […]

Unemployment Rate Reported at 5 Percent — but Here’s the Other Key Number Left Out of Many Reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring roared back in October after two weak months, with employers adding a robust 271,000 jobs, the most since December. The unemployment rate dipped to a fresh seven-year low of 5 percent. The burst of hiring across a range of industries came as companies shrugged off slower overseas growth and a […]

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