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Walker's jobs plan ignores clean energy - Green Bay Press Gazette

February 7, 2016 - 6:35am

Green Bay Press Gazette

Walker's jobs plan ignores clean energy
Green Bay Press Gazette
GREEN BAY - Wisconsinites heard an awful lot about jobs in Gov. Scott Walker's State of the State address on Jan. 19. The belief that we need more jobs in our state is understood by nearly everyone. Walker has said time and again: “Anyone who wants a ...

Volvo lowers layoffs as re-employment groups ready to help - Roanoke Times

February 7, 2016 - 5:02am

Roanoke Times

Volvo lowers layoffs as re-employment groups ready to help
Roanoke Times
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe climbs into the driver seat of a new Volvo brand truck on the plant's new test track. MG Volvo 081214 p001. MATT GENTRY | The Roanoke Times. MG Volvo 081214 p001. Plant employees assembled for Tuesday's event that ...

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Opponents question jobs, prices in pipeline plan - Savannah Morning News

February 6, 2016 - 11:27pm

Opponents question jobs, prices in pipeline plan
Savannah Morning News
Job creation and lower energy prices have been touted by Kinder Morgan as among the economic benefits that await the residents of Georgia as the nation's largest energy infrastructure company builds its 360-mile Palmetto Pipeline through the states.

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Sluggish jobs report raises questions about the direction of U.S. economy - Ames Tribune

February 6, 2016 - 10:38pm

Washington Post

Sluggish jobs report raises questions about the direction of U.S. economy
Ames Tribune
WASHINGTON — For the last two years, America's job-creation machine has been like “The Little Engine That Could,” chugging ahead with “I think I can, I think I can” regardless of headwinds at home or abroad. The nation added 3 million jobs in 2014, ...
The Employment Situation in JanuaryThe White House (blog)
Economy added 151000 jobs in January; unemployment rate drops to 4.9 percentWashington Post
Ugh! Job growth is slowing now, tooCNBC
Wall Street Journal (blog) -The Atlantic
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Automation may cut third of N.C. jobs within generation - Winston-Salem Journal

February 6, 2016 - 10:04pm

Winston-Salem Journal

Automation may cut third of N.C. jobs within generation
Winston-Salem Journal
The following are the remaining endangered jobs as listed in a study by N.C. State University researchers. The study determined 39 jobs have a 71 percent to 100 percent chance of being eliminated by automation by 2040. The professions are listed in ...

Five Positive and Five Negative Signals From The Recent Jobs Report - ValueWalk

February 6, 2016 - 8:54pm

ValueWalk

Five Positive and Five Negative Signals From The Recent Jobs Report
ValueWalk
Typically, the monthly jobs report is skewed in one direction. This month, it's difficult to say what signal the jobs report is. Here's a look at 5 positive and 5 negative signals from the first jobs report of 2016.

Fever pitch for health care jobs - Albany Times Union

February 6, 2016 - 6:13pm

Albany Times Union

Fever pitch for health care jobs
Albany Times Union
Nursing student Victoria Bestle 22 of Voorheesville works in Nursing Simulation Lab at the Hudson Valley Community College Friday morning Feb. 5, 2016 Troy, N.Y. (Skip Dickstein/Times Union) less. Nursing student Victoria Bestle 22 of Voorheesville ...

Another Look at January's Jobs Numbers - PJ Media

February 6, 2016 - 3:46pm

PJ Media

Another Look at January's Jobs Numbers
PJ Media
On the surface, the January jobs numbers appear to be "not bad." There were 151,000 jobs created, and the official unemployment rate dropped below 5%. But the story inside the numbers is really, really awful. The Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates ...
Manufacturing Employment Hits 7-Year High, Fox Complains About Lack Of Manufacturing JobsMedia Matters for America (blog)
US oil, gas industry sheds 100000 jobs in slump: KempReuters
January Jobs Data End Manufacturing's Employment RecessionEquities.com

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Exclusive — Donald Trump: America Is Currently in a 'Jobs Recession,' when 'Bubble' Pops 'It's Going To Be Ugly' - Breitbart News

February 6, 2016 - 1:51pm

Breitbart News

Exclusive — Donald Trump: America Is Currently in a 'Jobs Recession,' when 'Bubble' Pops 'It's Going To Be Ugly'
Breitbart News
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Billionaire and national 2016 GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump pushed back on the notion put forth by President Barack Obama that America is doing well economically. In an exclusive interview with Breitbart ...

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Nearly 100 Available Jobs at Yale University - Patch.com

February 6, 2016 - 10:11am

Nearly 100 Available Jobs at Yale University
Patch.com
Yale University School of Medicine - New Haven, CTof Hematology in the Yale Cancer Center at Yale University School of Medicine. We focus on the study of MDS and AML as well as normal hematopoiesis. We are particularly ...

Stock Week Ahead: Will Stronger Retail Sales Follow Mixed Jobs Data? - Forbes

February 6, 2016 - 4:00am

Forbes

Stock Week Ahead: Will Stronger Retail Sales Follow Mixed Jobs Data?
Forbes
Stocks wrapped the trading week on wobbly footing as investors digested a decidedly mixed reading on the U.S. job market and a fleeting short-term recovery for oil prices tied to a weaker dollar. Economic uncertainty and the pacing of a Federal Reserve ...

'Mixed-bag' jobs report sinks stocks - Boston Herald

February 5, 2016 - 11:04pm

Boston Herald

'Mixed-bag' jobs report sinks stocks
Boston Herald
Stocks fell sharply after a “mixed-bag” jobs report sparked fears of slowing employment growth and increasing wage growth that could prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. “This number is fairly lukewarm and a bit of a mixed bag,” said ...
Jobs Report Keeps Fed's March Rate Decision in LimboWall Street Journal
Market view of next US rate hike shifts into 2016 after jobs dataReuters
Fed Can Find Plenty of Positives in Details of Latest Jobs ReportBloomberg
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US economy added fewer jobs in January - The Boston Globe

February 5, 2016 - 6:35pm

The Boston Globe

US economy added fewer jobs in January
The Boston Globe
NEW YORK — As a report showed US job creation stalled in January, stocks fell Friday to end the week with drops in the technology and energy sectors. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 211.75 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,204.83. The Standard ...
Dow drops 200 points after weak jobs reportMarketWatch
Stock Futures Extend Drop as U.S. Jobs DisappointTheStreet.com
Wall Street Falls as U.S. Economy Creates Fewer Jobs Than ForecastProfit Confidential
Money Morning
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Taking Note The Latest Jobs Report Cuts Both Ways - New York Times (blog)

February 5, 2016 - 4:06pm

New York Times (blog)

Taking Note The Latest Jobs Report Cuts Both Ways
New York Times (blog)
The employment report for January, released on Friday, plays into the old joke about economists: “Give me a one-handed economist,” President Harry Truman once said. “All my economists say 'on the one hand….on the other.'” On the one hand, job growth ...

Global stocks fall after US jobs report muddles Fed outlook - Reuters

February 5, 2016 - 3:34pm

Reuters

Global stocks fall after US jobs report muddles Fed outlook
Reuters
NEW YORK Global stock markets slumped and the U.S. dollar rallied on Friday after a key U.S. jobs report painted a mixed picture of the labor market and left investors with a muddled view on interest rate hike prospects. Oil prices dipped, ending the ...
Weak Jobs Report Sends Stocks TumblingFortune
Fed Can Find Plenty of Positives in Details of Latest Jobs ReportBloomberg

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Sluggish jobs report raises questions about the direction of US economy - Los Angeles Times

February 5, 2016 - 2:41pm

Los Angeles Times

Sluggish jobs report raises questions about the direction of US economy
Los Angeles Times
Workers inspect Ford F-150 trucks before they get painted at the company's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo. Workers inspect Ford F-150 trucks before they get painted at the company's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo. (Charlie ...
Economy added 151000 jobs in January; unemployment rate drops to 4.9 percentWashington Post
Ugh! Job growth is slowing now, tooCNBC
Is this 'full employment' yet?Marketplace.org
Wall Street Journal (blog) -The White House (blog)
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Weak jobs report sinks stocks, LinkedIn tumbles - LA Daily News

February 5, 2016 - 2:20pm

The Seattle Times

Weak jobs report sinks stocks, LinkedIn tumbles
LA Daily News
Traders Robert Arciero, left, and Richard Cohen work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Stocks moved lower Friday after a report showed that U.S. job creation slowed last month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew). By Ken Sweet, AP ...
Stocks lose more ground as jobs report disappointsThe Seattle Times
Stocks close lower, pulled down by disappointing jobs reportLos Angeles Times

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So this is what 'full employment' looks like? - CNBC

February 5, 2016 - 1:33pm

CNBC

So this is what 'full employment' looks like?
CNBC
For more than seven years, Federal Reserve officials have touted their progress toward achieving "full employment," with the most recent target a 4.9 percent unemployment rate. With Friday's nonfarm payrolls report showing that the goal has been ...

Stocks tumble after weak jobs report; Dow drops about 250 - USA TODAY

February 5, 2016 - 1:06pm

USA TODAY

Stocks tumble after weak jobs report; Dow drops about 250
USA TODAY
Stocks were down sharply in afternoon trading Friday as the Dow dropped more than 200 points after the release of a weak January jobs report, a key data point that shows a downshift in the U.S. economy amid global tumult and which adds further ...

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US employment growth slows in January as wages gain - CBS News

February 5, 2016 - 12:39pm

CBS News

US employment growth slows in January as wages gain
CBS News
Last Updated Feb 5, 2016 11:37 AM EST. The U.S. economy added fewer-than-expected jobs in January, but rising wages and a jobless rate at an eight-year low illustrates the ongoing steady recovery in the labor market. "The headline number is a little ...