Tag Archives: Employment

Economy Maintains Steady Growth Trajectory As Employers Temporarily Ease Hiring Pace

September 8, 2014 Lackluster hiring in August slightly dimmed the warm glow cast by recent upbeat reports on other segments of the economy but ultimately will have little effect on economic growth in the second half of 2014. Average monthly job gains this year exceed the levels recorded one year ago, and U.S. employers remain […]

U.S. Employers Lift Payrolls, Maintain Solid Pace of Job Creation

August 4, 2014 Hiring maintained momentum in July, with U.S. employers displaying a considerable measure of resilience amid a challenging and shifting global scene. Last month’s continuation of the strong hiring trends recorded in the preceding quarter occurred amid higher risk stemming from tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine, and weakening global equity markets. […]

Employers Pick Up Pace in June; Elevated Job Creation Points to Robust Growth in 2Q

July 7, 2014 Robust job creation in June exceeded expectations and effectively extinguished concerns that the negative reading in first-quarter gross domestic product was more than an aberration. The increase in U.S. private sector and government payrolls in June, combined with favorable trends in business investment, and manufacturing and service sector activity, signal that economic […]

Job Market Surpasses Previous Peak; Economy Shifts to Sustainable Growth

June 10, 2014 Supported by positive manufacturing and service-sector activity, the U.S. economy has settled into a steady pace of economic growth with strengthened hiring trends. Total employment has passed its pre-recession peak, adding back the 8.7 million jobs lost during the recession. This will be regarded as a positive sign by the Federal Reserve, which […]

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