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Strong jobs data lifts Wall Street higher - Reuters

December 8, 2017 - 7:39am

Reuters

Strong jobs data lifts Wall Street higher
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wall Street ticked higher on Friday after a stronger-than-expected jobs data for November showed that the world's largest economy has gained strength, ahead of a near certain interest rate hike next week. Traders work on the floor of the ...
Wall Street rises as jobs data shows strength in economyReuters India

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US employers add 228K jobs, unemployment rate stays 4.1 percent - Chicago Tribune

December 8, 2017 - 7:33am

Chicago Tribune

US employers add 228K jobs, unemployment rate stays 4.1 percent
Chicago Tribune
Economists have forecast that Friday's jobs report will show that employers added 190,000 jobs in November, according to a survey by FactSet. (Keith Srakocic / AP). Christopher A. RugaberAssociated Press. U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in ...

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Brexit breakthrough; US jobs report; Shutdown averted - CNNMoney

December 8, 2017 - 7:08am

CNNMoney

Brexit breakthrough; US jobs report; Shutdown averted
CNNMoney
1. Brexit breakthrough: Britain and the European Union reached a Brexit milestone on Friday, breaking a deadlock that allows talks to move onto a crucial second phase. Negotiations will now turn to trade and the terms of a transition that would allow ...

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America Is Getting the Make-Work Jobs It Needs - Bloomberg

December 8, 2017 - 5:01am

Bloomberg

America Is Getting the Make-Work Jobs It Needs
Bloomberg
Services industries are doing the same or less with more people. It's like a full-employment program. by. Noah Smith. @Noahpinion More stories by Noah Smith. 40. December 8, 2017, 2:00 AM PST. Don't just sit there. Do nothing. Source: Daily Herald ...

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Jobs: Southern employment growth passes West as fastest in US - USA TODAY

December 8, 2017 - 5:00am

USA TODAY

Jobs: Southern employment growth passes West as fastest in US
USA TODAY
The nation's shrinking pool of available workers is shifting the economic balance of power in the U.S., with the South surpassing the West as the region boasting the fastest job growth. During the three months ending in October, employment in the South ...

What to look for in the November jobs report - CNNMoney

December 8, 2017 - 4:36am

What to look for in the November jobs report
CNNMoney
The monthly jobs report -- one of the most closely watched measures of the U.S. economy -- is due out Friday morning. Here are four questions to consider when the numbers come out at 8:30 a.m. ET: How low can unemployment go? The unemployment rate ...

Auto parts supplier to bring more than 100 jobs to Murray, KY - KFVS

December 8, 2017 - 4:23am

WPSD Local 6

Auto parts supplier to bring more than 100 jobs to Murray, KY
KFVS
MURRAY, KY (KFVS) -. An auto parts supplier will invest $50 million and create 120 full-time jobs through its first U.S. facility in Murray, Kentucky. Governor Matt Bevin made the announcement on Thursday, December 7. "We are excited to welcome DAE-IL ...
Auto parts plant to bring over 100 jobs to Murray - WPSDWPSD Local 6

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What to Watch For in Friday's Jobs Report - New York Times

December 8, 2017 - 4:01am

New York Times

What to Watch For in Friday's Jobs Report
New York Times
The Labor Department will release its official hiring and unemployment figures for November at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, providing the latest snapshot of the American economy. ? Wall Street economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect the report to show that ...

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5 Things to Watch in the November Jobs Report - Wall Street Journal (blog)

December 8, 2017 - 3:00am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

5 Things to Watch in the November Jobs Report
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The Labor Department releases its November employment report Friday. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect employers added 195,000 jobs last month and see the unemployment rate holding steady at 4.1%. Here's what else we're watching. 1 ...

November Employment Preview - Seeking Alpha

December 8, 2017 - 1:06am

Seeking Alpha

November Employment Preview
Seeking Alpha
The FOMC meeting next week is anticipated to end with a rate hike. Indeed, this is for all intents and purposes already a done deal. The employment report won't change it. But the employment report could either add or subtract to FOMC concerns that the ...

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Auto parts plant to bring over 100 jobs to Murray - WPSD Local 6

December 7, 2017 - 9:29pm

WPSD Local 6

Auto parts plant to bring over 100 jobs to Murray
WPSD Local 6
MURRAY, KY – An auto parts supplier is bringing the promise of 120 new full-time jobs and a $50 million investment to Murray, Kentucky. That announcement came Thursday day from the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. The cabinet says South ...
Auto parts supplier to bring more than 100 jobs to Murray, KYKFVS

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Automation And US Employment: New Research - Seeking Alpha

December 7, 2017 - 9:17pm

Automation And US Employment: New Research
Seeking Alpha
New research suggests automation may replace routine jobs in manufacturing but not in services on net basis. Automation patents have become more dispersed through out the US after having been concentrated in the Great Lakes areas in the 1970s and 1980s ...

New York City Promised Jobs for 400 Teachers. So Far, It's Placed 41. - New York Times

December 7, 2017 - 5:57pm

New York Post

New York City Promised Jobs for 400 Teachers. So Far, It's Placed 41.
New York Times
Earlier this year, New York City's Department of Education announced that it would place roughly 400 teachers who had been caught in a kind of educational limbo — without full-time jobs but getting paid — in classrooms full time. But on Thursday, the ...
DOE misses target for finding jobs for unassigned teachers | New ...New York Post

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JOBS REPORT — What you need to know in markets on Friday - Yahoo Finance

December 7, 2017 - 4:56pm

Yahoo Finance

JOBS REPORT — What you need to know in markets on Friday
Yahoo Finance
At 8:30 a.m. ET, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the November jobs report, which should show the economy added 195,000 nonfarm payrolls in the second-to-last month of 2017. The unemployment rate is expected to hold at 4.1%, according to ...

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More than 100 Jobs Planned for Poconos - wnep.com

December 7, 2017 - 4:13pm

wnep.com

More than 100 Jobs Planned for Poconos
wnep.com
EAST STROUDSBURG — A snack company based in New York announced it will be relocating to Monroe County, creating more than 100 jobs. An industrial building in East Stroudsburg has been vacant for more than a year but soon it will be home to a healthy ...

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DOE misses target for finding jobs for unassigned teachers - New York Post

December 7, 2017 - 3:57pm

New York Post

DOE misses target for finding jobs for unassigned teachers
New York Post
The Department of Education didn't come close to meeting its goal of finding full-time jobs for 300 teachers in the Absent Teacher Pool, officials reported Thursday. see also. Parents rally against plan to dump unassigned teachers on schools. Roughly ...
New York City Promised Jobs for 400 Teachers. So Far, It's Placed 41.New York Times

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Jobs report in November first without hurricane-related distortions ... - Markets Insider

December 7, 2017 - 2:40pm

Markets Insider

Jobs report in November first without hurricane-related distortions ...
Markets Insider
This should be the first reading on the labor market without weather-related distortions.

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Commentary: The 3 Fastest-Growing Jobs Right Now, According to LinkedIn - Fortune

December 7, 2017 - 2:13pm

Fortune

Commentary: The 3 Fastest-Growing Jobs Right Now, According to LinkedIn
Fortune
Many have predicted doom and gloom for the jobs market in the face of new disruptive technologies like A.I. and robotics, but there are extremely positive signs to quell fears about jobs disappearing. History shows us that jobs don't just disappear ...
LinkedIn jobs report shows the best emerging US jobs aren't all ...Quartz
Hot or not: LinkedIn data shows which jobs and skills are on the rise ...GeekWire

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GE Cuts Jobs as It Navigates a Shifting Energy Market - New York Times

December 7, 2017 - 1:32pm

New York Times

GE Cuts Jobs as It Navigates a Shifting Energy Market
New York Times
General Electric is racing to keep pace with seismic shifts in the global energy industry, as its new leadership moves to eliminate bloat and grapples with the fallout from earlier, ill-timed decisions. In one of the most visible moves, the company ...
General Electric to cut 12000 jobs in power business revampReuters
GE is cutting 12000 jobsCNNMoney
GE cuts 12K power jobs as demand, renewables, skew marketABC News
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Jobs boom likely carried over into November - MarketWatch

December 7, 2017 - 1:00pm

Jobs boom likely carried over into November
MarketWatch
Every company seems to be hiring these days. If you are a veteran, it might be even easier to find work. The labor market is sizzling. Job openings are near a record high, unemployment is at a 17-year low and companies are adopting inventive ways to ...