November 21, 2014
Over the 12 months ended in October 2014, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) all items index increased 1.7 percent before seasonal adjustment, the same as the 12-month change in August and September.read full article »
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November 20, 2014
Among the 37 U.S. metropolitan areas with annual average employment greater than 750,000 in 2013, a total of 9 areas had the highest concentration of their employment in the information industry. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California, had the highest location quotient in that industry (3.05), followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington, and Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana.
November 19, 2014
The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 1.5 percent for the 12 months ended in October 2014 (not seasonally adjusted). The index for final demand services moved up 1.8 percent over the year (October 2013 to October 2014), and the index for final demand goods moved up 1.1 percent.
November 18, 2014
Each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes six different measures of unemployment and other labor market difficulties. These alternative measures of labor underutilization provide insights into a broad range of problems encountered by workers.
November 17, 2014
The price index for overall imports declined 1.8 percent over the past 12 months, the largest year-over-year drop since a 1.8-percent decrease in November 2013.
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