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Employment increased in 49 states, decreased in Alaska, from July 2013 to July 2104

August 22, 2014

From July 2013 to July 2014, nonfarm employment increased in 49 states and the District of Columbia and decreased in Alaska by 0.7 percent (a decline of 2,500).

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August 21, 2014

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Real average hourly earnings remain unchanged in July 2014

In July 2014, real average hourly earnings for all employees were unchanged from June, seasonally adjusted. This result stems from unchanged average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.1-percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U).

August 20, 2014

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Consumer prices up 2.0 percent over the year ended July 2014

From July 2013 to July 2014, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 2.0 percent before seasonal adjustment, a slight decline from the 2.1 percent figure for the 12 months ending June.

August 19, 2014

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Youth employment and unemployment, July 2014

In July 2014, 51.9 percent of 16- to 24-year-olds were employed, up from 50.7 percent a year earlier. (The month of July typically is the summertime peak in youth employment.) The labor force participation rate for all youth was 60.5 percent in July, the same as the July value in the prior two summers, but above the July low of 59.5 percent in 2011.

August 18, 2014

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Producer Price Index for final demand up 0.1 percent in July 2014

In July 2014, the Producer Price Index for final demand rose 0.1 percent, seasonally adjusted. This increase followed a 0.4-percent advance in June and a 0.2-percent decline in May. On an unadjusted basis, the index for final demand climbed 1.7 percent for the 12 months ended in July.

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