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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

More jobs being posted, but wages aren't budging

It's beginning to look like the job market is back. Getting a raise? Not so much.After one of the weakest recoveries on record, the U.S economy has produced more than 200,000 jobs a month so far this year. Employers are posting more new positions at roughly ... [Published CNBC - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Jobless applications decline ‘encouraging’

Weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That’s not far from a reading of 298,000 two months ago, which was the lowest since 2007, before the Great Recession began.The ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall--Update

By Jonathan HouseWASHINGTON--New applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen.Initial claims for unemployment benefits decreased by 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000 in the week ended July ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

US jobless claims dropped last week

(Generic image)INTERNATIONAL NEWS - New US claims for unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, fresh evidence of a modestly tightening jobs market, Labor Department data showed Thursday.Initial jobless claims totaled 304,000 in the week ending ... [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Smile, stocks have a better day

(CNNMoney) -There are probably some high fives on the trading floor. Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak Wednesday as worries about the Fed's interest rate policy abated.The Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all gained ground, ... [Published WCTI12.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

The main reason the economy isn't doing better

Who needs a raise? Nearly everyone, it turns out. Hourly wages in the U.S. are growing a modest 2 percent this year, keeping Americans barely ahead of inflation (or miles behind it if you happen to be strolling down the meat aisle at your local grocery ... [Published CBS News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Health Law Backers Brace For New Battles Over 2015 Insurance Rates

Politico reports that this round of messaging will be critical because rates are expected to increase and could add to Democrats' midterm election challenges. Also in the headlines, reports about how the employer mandate is getting increasing unpopular ... [Published Kaiser Health News - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Wages and inflation: It gets complicated

In fact, most signals now suggest the pace of job creation may actually strengthen as the year goes on. Jobless claims and hiring intentions surveys all point to the current 266,000 per month pace holding up if not strengthening.This is good news for ... [Published CNBC - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

Surge in part-time workers worries some experts

Economists have few concerns about the number of workers that employers are hiring this year, with the government reporting on Friday that the economy added a surprising 288,000 jobs in June.The number of hours that employees are working?That's a different ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Job growth picks up steam

The economy accelerated in June, with employers adding 288,000 jobs, well above the rate of hiring recorded in the first five months of 2014 and another sign that growth is finally rebounding.The Labor Department also said Thursday that the unemployment ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 4 reports

US economy contracts huge 2.9% in first quarter

WASHINGTON: The US economy shrank a steep 2.9 per cent in the first quarter in its worst contraction in five years, the government said on Wednesday, but more recent data signals a rebound.The Commerce Department sharply revised downward its May estimate ... [Published Times of India - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 4 reports

Existing home sales jump 4.9 percent

4:00AMWashington - Sales of previously owned U.S. homes posted the best monthly gain in nearly three years in May, providing hope that housing is beginning to regain momentum lost over the past year.The National Association of Realtors reported Monday ... [Published TheDay.com - Jun 24 2014]

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"Businesses demand workers and the workers are supposed to magically appear" economist Joel Naroff said in a note this week to clients of Naroff Economic Advisors
Some economists expect an uptick in claims in the coming weeks. "Sooner or later...the auto shutdowns will hit the claims data" said Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics. But Mr. Shepherdson added he sees a "favorable underlying trend" in the data
"The decline helps corroborate the pick-up in payrolls to 231,000 per month so far this year from 194,000 last year; that is clearly much more than enough to keep unemployment trending down."
...com/2013/06/23/solar-cell-efficiency-world-record-set-by-sharp-44-4/ "As fewer and fewer people have confidence in paper as a store of value, the price of gold will continue to rise. The history of fiat money is little more than a register of monetary follies and inflations. Our present age merely affords another entry in this dismal register."

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More jobs being posted, but wages aren't budging [Published CNBC - 17 hours ago]
Jobless applications decline ‘encouraging’ [Published Register-Guard - Jul 11 2014]
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall--Update [Published 4 Traders - Jul 10 2014]
US jobless claims dropped last week [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Jul 10 2014]
Here We Go Again! [Published London Irvine Report - Jul 10 2014]
News Potpourri [Published Coastal Courier - Jul 09 2014]
Smile, stocks have a better day [Published WCTI12.com - Jul 09 2014]
The main reason the economy isn't doing better [Published CBS News - Jul 09 2014]
Wages and inflation: It gets complicated [Published CNBC - Jul 07 2014]
Health Law Backers Brace For New Battles Over 2... [Published Kaiser Health News - Jul 07 2014]
Surge in part-time workers worries some experts [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 07 2014]
Rise in part-time workers worries some experts [Published Florida Today - Jul 06 2014]
Job growth picks up steam [Published Cape Cod Online - Jul 04 2014]
Fed may start tightening if positive data conti... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Jul 04 2014]
Here’s Why the Labor Market’s Baby Steps Made I... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 03 2014]
Here’s Why the Labor Market’s Baby Steps Made I... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 03 2014]
Economists React to June Employment Gains of 28... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 03 2014]
US jobs machine revs up, cutting unemployment t... [Published West Australian - Jul 03 2014]
US new home sales hit six-year high [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 02 2014]
Weak spending increases doubts about economy [Published Shreveport Times - Jun 30 2014]
Weak spending raising doubts about economy [Published Shreveport Times - Jun 29 2014]
Why is Eric Holder still around? — WH not freak... [Published Politico - Jun 26 2014]
The Fix: Two reasons President Obama likely isn... [Published Washington Post - Jun 25 2014]
Should This Recession-Like GDP Growth Worry You? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 25 2014]
US economy contracts huge 2.9% in first quarter [Published Times of India - Jun 25 2014]
Should This Recession-Like GDP Growth Worry You? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 25 2014]
Economic contraction trouble for Dems [Published Politico - Jun 25 2014]
US economy contracts huge 2.9% in first quarter [Published XinMsn - Jun 25 2014]
U.S. Durable Goods Orders Drop 1.0% in May--Update [Published 4 Traders - Jun 25 2014]
GDP Contraction, Steepest in Five Years, Probab... [Published US News & World Report - Jun 25 2014]
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Here We Go Again! [Published London Irvine Report - Jul 10 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 863  -18 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. "We finished the year, and we reported that we had $17 billion of cash sitting at the bank's parent company as ...
Here’s Why the Labor Market’s Baby Steps Made I... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 03 2014]
In many ways, the Department of Labor’s June Employment Situation Report was proof that the underlying trends in the U.S. labor market are strengthening. It is an indisputable fact that the 288,000 jobs U.S. employers added to payrolls last month ...
Economists React to June Employment Gains of 28... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 03 2014]
U.S. employers added 288,000 jobs in June , far more than economists had forecast and a sign of strength in the labor market. Job growth in April and May was sharply revised upward as well. The gains mark the fifth consecutive month that nonfarm payrolls ...
Should This Recession-Like GDP Growth Worry You? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 25 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Once again, the Department of  Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis revised first-quarter gross domestic product growth, and once again, government economists found that United States economy was in worse shape in the first-quarter ...
Economy shrank almost 3 percent in Q1. Holy gua... [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 25 2014]
Shoppers were supposed to be the bright spot in the economy this quarter. (iStockphoto/ ) It just keeps getting worse. The government released its third estimate of economic activity during the first quarter, and it surpassed our wildest expectations ...
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