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Global growth drives up US employment - Press Herald

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 9:05pm

Global growth drives up US employment
Press Herald
The economy added 228,000 jobs in November – the 86th straight month of gains – and the jobless rate held steady at its 17-year low. By CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAssociated Press. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article. WASHINGTON — The U.S ...

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3 Central Illinois cities losing most jobs in 2017 - WAND

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 8:55pm

WAND

3 Central Illinois cities losing most jobs in 2017
WAND
NEW YORK (WAND) - 24/7 Wall Street list of "25 Cities Losing the Most Jobs in 2017" list includes 3 Central Illinois cities. The list finds Champaign-Urbana lost 1,472 jobs in the last year most in the manufacturing sector. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed ...

No Jobs Boom Yet, But... - Seeking Alpha

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 5:18pm

No Jobs Boom Yet, But...
Seeking Alpha
The November jobs data were slightly better than expected (+221K vs. +195K), but from a big-picture perspective, jobs growth remains at best moderate. Private sector jobs, the ones that count, are increasing at a 1.6-1.7% annual rate, as they have been ...

Canadian dollar weakens as US jobs report boosts greenback - Reuters

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 4:12pm

Reuters

Canadian dollar weakens as US jobs report boosts greenback
Reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened slightly against a broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on Friday as data showed U.S. job growth increased at a strong clip in November, adding to the loonie's sharpest weekly decline since late October ...

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Men Are Losing Their Jobs Over Sexual Harassment. These Women Are Replacing Them - TIME

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 3:56pm

TIME

Men Are Losing Their Jobs Over Sexual Harassment. These Women Are Replacing Them
TIME
Dozens of prominent men — including Matt Lauer, Harold Ford Jr. and Sen. Al Franken — have lost or left their jobs amid allegations of sexual misconduct over the past several months. They are leaving behind positions of great influence — a morning ...

S&P 500 returns to record following strong US jobs report - Chicago Tribune

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 3:56pm

TheStreet.com

S&P 500 returns to record following strong US jobs report
Chicago Tribune
Stocks rose Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report, and the strong finish pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain despite some weakness earlier in the week. The gains were widespread, and telecom and ...
Dow and S&P 500 Jump to New Records After Robust Jobs ReportTheStreet.com
S&P 500, Dow end at records after jobs dataMorningstar.com
Dow, S&P 500 end at records after strong US jobs reportThe Straits Times

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Dow and S&P 500 Jump to New Records After Robust Jobs Report - TheStreet.com

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 3:15pm

TheStreet.com

Dow and S&P 500 Jump to New Records After Robust Jobs Report
TheStreet.com
Stocks rose after the Labor Department said the U.S. added 228,000 jobs in November, higher than expected. ByTony Owusu. Dec 8, 2017 4:15 PM EST. Read as Single Page. Wall Street closed out another bullish session Friday, Dec. 8, after the Labor ...
S&P 500, Dow end at records after jobs dataMorningstar.com
Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains ahead of jobs dataCitywire.co.uk

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Fewer than Half of Employment-Based Green Cards are for Workers - Cato Institute (blog)

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 2:38pm

Cato Institute (blog)

Fewer than Half of Employment-Based Green Cards are for Workers
Cato Institute (blog)
The United States' immigration system favors family reunification, even in the so-called employment-based categories. The family members of immigrant workers must use employment-based green cards despite the text of the actual statute and other ...

Dollar holds gains after US jobs data, but off highs due to wages - Reuters

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 2:34pm

Reuters

Dollar holds gains after US jobs data, but off highs due to wages
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar rose against the euro and yen in choppy trading on Friday after a report showed the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month, but gains were capped by wages data that analysts said were disappointing. U.S ...

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Scandal cost three congressmen their jobs this week. The last time something like this happened, it was over slavery. - Washington Post

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 1:58pm

Washington Post

Scandal cost three congressmen their jobs this week. The last time something like this happened, it was over slavery.
Washington Post
Here's one way to put this extraordinary week into perspective, after sexual misconduct allegations felled three members of Congress: To find a comparable moment of mass resignations, you'd have to go back to the Civil War. In the months leading up to ...

FACT CHECK: President Trump's Record On Jobs And Stocks : NPR - NPR

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 1:54pm

NPR

FACT CHECK: President Trump's Record On Jobs And Stocks : NPR
NPR
President Trump bragged this week about job gains and a rising stock market. So what are the facts?

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Strong Jobs Report Not Enough To Lift Sluggish REITs - iShares ... - Seeking Alpha

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 1:53pm

Strong Jobs Report Not Enough To Lift Sluggish REITs - iShares ...
Seeking Alpha
Amid another record week for the S&P 500, REITs finished the week down 1%, dragged down by weakness in the tech sectors. REITs have underperformed the S&P 500 by 17% YTD. REITs have traded in an incredibly tight range in 2017. The peak to trough range ...

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Woz says Steve Jobs was like Donald Trump - CNET

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 12:58pm

CNET

Woz says Steve Jobs was like Donald Trump
CNET
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. President And Mrs Trump Host Hanukkah Reception At The White House. Does he remind you of Steve Jobs? Drew Angerer / Getty Images. Queen Elizabeth II is a lot ...

What November's jobs report means for American workers - PBS NewsHour

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 12:34pm

PBS NewsHour

What November's jobs report means for American workers
PBS NewsHour
Employers added 228,000 jobs in November, largely in the professional and business service and health care sectors, according to the latest report from the Labor Department. The unemployment rate, which measures those looking for a job who have not yet ...

November Jobs Report -- Brighter Picture for American Workers ... - National Review

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 12:24pm

National Review

November Jobs Report -- Brighter Picture for American Workers ...
National Review
The labor-market picture keeps getting brighter for American workers. Nonfarm payrolls increased 228,000 in November, beating consensus expectations. In the past year, payrolls are up an average of 173,000 per month. Although civilian employment, an ...

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Jobs are everywhere, just not for people over 55 - MarketWatch

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 12:21pm

MarketWatch

Jobs are everywhere, just not for people over 55
MarketWatch
For the 1.2 million people aged 55 and over who are out of work, the average length of unemployment is seven to nine months. By. RichardEisenberg. This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of a partnership with Chasing the ...

The Economy Added 228000 Jobs in November As Unemployment Held Steady - New York Magazine

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 12:12pm

New York Magazine

The Economy Added 228000 Jobs in November As Unemployment Held Steady
New York Magazine
The job market in the U.S. continued to grow in November, adding 228,000 jobs as the unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent, the lowest since 2000. It was the 86th consecutive month that the economy has added jobs. After a rash of hurricanes across ...
Jobs report crushes expectations as hurricane impact fadesMarkets Insider
A Better Way To Think About This Month's Jobs NumbersFiveThirtyEight
Another strong jobs reportCNNMoney
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How the Tax Plan Will Send Jobs Overseas - The Atlantic - The Atlantic

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 12:10pm

The Atlantic

How the Tax Plan Will Send Jobs Overseas - The Atlantic
The Atlantic
Companies are going to be able to save a ton of money by locating factories abroad.

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Trump Might Have Already Created Some Jobs - Bloomberg

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 11:35am

Bloomberg

Trump Might Have Already Created Some Jobs
Bloomberg
It's been a good year for people who specialize in digging stuff out of the ground and giving away money. by. Mark Whitehouse. @mrkwhths More stories by Mark Whitehouse. December 8, 2017, 8:35 AM PST. Job creator. Photographer: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty ...

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Steve Jobs' BMW sold at auction for $329500 - Fox News

Employment News - December 8, 2017 - 11:35am

Fox News

Steve Jobs' BMW sold at auction for $329500
Fox News
A BMW sports car originally purchased by Steve Jobs was sold at the RM Sotheby's Icons auction in New York City this week for $329,500, substantially more than the market value for the vehicle. RM Sotheby's (2000 BMW Z8). The 2000 Z8 convertible was ...

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