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October jobless rates down in 6 states, up in 2; payroll jobs up in 9 states

In October, unemployment rates were lower in 6 states, higher in 2 states, and stable in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 9 states and was essentially unchanged in 41 states and the District.

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Labor force characteristics of people with a disability

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Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.3% in Oct 2018 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.7% in Oct 2018 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+250,000(p) in Oct 2018 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.05(p) in Oct 2018 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.6%(p) in Oct 2018 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.8% in 3rd Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.2% in 3rd Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.5% in Oct 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.4% in Oct 2018 News Release Historical Data