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Sep
19

Jobless rate up in 24 states, down in 15 in Aug.; payroll jobs up in 35 states, down in 15

In August, 24 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate increases, 15 states had decreases, and 11 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 35 states and decreased in 15 states and the district.

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Sep
18

Chester, Pa., has largest county 1st quarter 2014 over-the-year wage gain at 13.9%

From first quarter 2013 to first quarter 2014, Chester, Pa., had the largest percentage increase in average weekly wages at 13.9 percent. Weld, Colo., had the largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment in March 2014 at 7.5 percent.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
-0.2% in Aug 2014 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
6.1% in Aug 2014 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+142,000(p) in Aug 2014 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.06(p) in Aug 2014 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
unchanged in Aug 2014 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 2nd Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.3%(r) in 2nd Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.9% in Aug 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.5% in Aug 2014 News Release Historical Data

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