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Feb. jobless rates down in 26 states, up in 6; payroll jobs up in 36 states, down in 13

In February, 26 states had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 6 states and the District of Columbia had increases, and 18 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 36 states and the District, decreased in 13 states, and was unchanged in Wyoming.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.2% in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
5.5% in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+295,000(p) in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.03(p) in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.5%(p) in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 4th Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-2.2%(r) in 4th Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.4% in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.1% in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data