March 23, 2018
There were 65.3 million hires in 2017, an increase from 63.2 million in 2016. Total separations (the sum of quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations) rose in 2017 to 63.0 million. Quits rose for the eighth consecutive year, reaching 38.2 million in 2017. Quits comprised 61 percent of total separations in 2017.read full article »
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March 22, 2018
From January 2017 to January 2018, 21 states added nonfarm payroll jobs and 29 states and the District were essentially unchanged.
March 20, 2018
U.S. import prices increased 0.4 percent over the month from January 2018 to February 2018. Import prices increased 3.5 percent for the 12-month period ended in February 2018.
March 19, 2018
The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.8 percent from February 2017 to February 2018, the same as for the year ended January 2018. Prices for final demand less foods, energy, and trade services increased 2.7 percent, the largest increase since over the year data were available in August 2014.
March 16, 2018
From February 2017 to February 2018, real average hourly earnings increased 0.4 percent, seasonally adjusted. The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek resulted in a 0.6-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over the 12-month period.
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