October 17, 2019

US Unemployment Hits 49-Year Low.

The U.S. economy added 134,000 jobs in September, falling under experts’ expectations by 46,000, according to Friday’s jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate fell 0.2 points to 3.7 percent, matching the lowest rate since 1969. Economists expected the rate to drop slightly to 3.8 percent, according to The Wall Street […]

US weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low.

      A job seeker speaks with recruiters from The Home Depot at a Recruit Military veterans job fair in Cleveland. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week. Claims hit their lowest level in nearly 49 years and pointed to robust labor market conditions. […]

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