Employment overall lags, while trucking adds 4400 jobs in July
05 August, 2018, 22:42 | Author: Dave Hampton
Overall, U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs in July.
Thirty-seven percent of responding small business owners said they had job openings they could not fill, the highest number since the Monthly Jobs Report began, the NFIB said August 2.
US employers slowed their hiring in July, adding 157,000 jobs, a solid gain but below the healthy pace they maintained in the first half of this year. Last week, the commerce department reported that GDP had grown at an annual rate of 4.1% in the second quarter, the fastest pace in almost four years. The July gain is the 93rd consecutive month of job growth. In June, there was a surge in the number of people re-entering the labor force, while the number of those who gave up on their job searches fell. While the data mark a solid start to the quarter and should keep the Fed on track for an interest-rate hike in September, a widening trade war threatens to curb growth in the labor market. Over the month, employment edged up in temporary help services (+28,000) and in computer systems design and related services (+8,000). The monthly increase in wages was an improvement from June's 0.1% increase.
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President Donald Trump's administration has imposed duties on steel and aluminum imports, provoking retaliation by the United States' trade partners, including China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union.
The unemployment rate remains at a record low as employers fall slightly short of analyst's expectations for July. The BLS also provides a rate that counts in people who looked for work in the past 12 months as well as people who work part-time but want a full-time job.
The additional signs of strength in the job market could add to concerns the Federal Reserve would move to raise the key lending rate more aggressively. Consumer prices rose 2.9 percent in June from a year earlier, more than the average wage gain.
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Despite many businesses' trouble finding qualified workers, they are still hiring and looking outside traditional pools for talent.
Employment in food services and drinking places continued to trend up over the month (+26,000). Over the past year, it has hired more than a half-million Americans and stands as the leading job-creating sector. Utilities employment fell for a third straight month and the finance and insurance industry shed 9,400 jobs last month. Employment rose in transportation equipment (+13,000), machinery (+6,000), and electronic instruments (+2,000). The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information provided; however, neither Kitco Metals Inc. nor the author can guarantee such accuracy. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments.
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The group says it still plans to focus its resources on helping Republican Senate candidates in Tennessee, Florida and Wisconsin. But the president and most of his loyalists never warmed to the Kochs, even as their interests at times have aligned.
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However, it should be possible to get the documents to Senators much more quickly than the Archives review process permits. They said it didn't even include Kavanaugh's 300 cases as an appellate judge.
Three people died from confrontation between the army and MDC Alliance supporters demanding their candidate be declared victor . The ruling ZANU-PF won 109 seats while the main opposition MDC party had 41 in the country's 210-seat House of Assembly.
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One Royal commentator claims the situation with Thomas Markle has spiralled so out of control that HRH might get involved. But as a self-proclaimed foodie, some of the biggest sacrifices relate to what she's allowed to put on her plate.
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Wisconsin's 5-day sales tax holiday begins
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Is Kohli in trouble for 'swearing' at Root?
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At least 3 killed in Zimbabwe post-election violence
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Hunt for cathedral raiders who seized Sweden's crown jewels
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Polar bear attacks cruise ship employee on Arctic island
The probe will include an examination of the polar bear. "We are extremely sorry that this incident has happened". The injured person was immediately provided with medical care and flown to a hospital with a rescue helicopter.