Economy

Tips To Finding A Great Job In A Poor Economy

Tips To Finding A Great Job In A Poor Economy

By: Billy Gredsaw             There’s not a city or industry in the USA that isn’t going through some form of adjustment due to the economic instability. Private and corporate workforces are more competitive with companies cutting back on new hires. Job applications and candidates have more than tripled over the […]

U.S. economy regains all jobs lost in recession

U.S. economy regains all jobs lost in recession

By.Paul Davidson,USA TODAY   Employers added 217,000 jobs in May as the labor market reached a milestone with the recovery of all 8.7 million jobs lost in the recession. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.3%, the Labor Department said Friday. Economists surveyed by Action Economics estimated that 220,000 jobs were added last month. Employment, […]

US economy rebounds, adding 288,000 jobs in April

US economy rebounds, adding 288,000 jobs in April

The US economy pumped out 288,000 jobs in April, the highest pace in over two years, in a fresh confirmation that growth has resumed after a harsh winter freeze. Coupled with upward revisions for the previous two months, Labor Department data Friday showed a firm rebound in hiring after a tepid winter pace that had […]

US economy slows to a near-stall in first quarter

US economy slows to a near-stall in first quarter

The US economy ground almost to a halt in the first three months of the year amid severe winter weather, official data showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 0.1 percent after hitting a 2.6 percent pace in the 2013 fourth quarter, the Commerce Department said. While analysts had expected some […]

9.3 Million U.S. Residential Properties Deeply Underwater in Dec. 2013

9.3 Million U.S. Residential Properties Deeply Underwater in Dec. 2013

By: RealtytracIRVINE, Calif. (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released its U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report for December 2013, which shows that 9.3 million U.S. residential properties were deeply underwater — worth at least 25 percent less than the combined loans secured by the property — representing 19 percent of […]

US economy grew 2.4% in fourth quarter

US economy grew 2.4% in fourth quarter

  The US economy grew more slowly late last year than previously thought, but there was enough vigor that the Federal Reserve will likely continue reducing its stimulus program, analysts said. The Commerce Department on Friday cut its estimate of gross domestic product growth in the final quarter to an annual rate of 2.4 percent, […]

Seek4Career’s Job Search Difficulty Index shows challenges for job seekers in US

Seek4Career’s Job Search Difficulty Index shows challenges for job seekers in US

As unemployment rates continue to rise throughout the country, some metropolitan areas are hit significantly harder than others. Job search engine Seek4Career published the latest statistics on unemployment rate (end of 2013). Recently conducted research discusses the degree of difficulty an individual looking for work may face based on their demographics. The Job Search Difficulty […]

US job creation picks up in February

US job creation picks up in February

US job creation picked up pace in February after harsh weather depressed the numbers for two months, somewhat alleviating worries that economic growth had sputtered out during the winter. The economy generated 175,000 jobs last month, better than most analysts had expected given the persistence of severe storms, the Labor Department said Friday. The figure, […]

U.S. job growth offers upbeat sign for weather-beaten economy

U.S. job growth offers upbeat sign for weather-beaten economy

By Lucia Mutikani (Reuters) – U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in February despite the icy weather that gripped much of the nation, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve on track to continue reducing its monetary stimulus. Employers added 175,000 jobs to their payrolls last month after creating 129,000 new […]

US economy adds 175,000 jobs but unemployment rate rises to 6.7%

US economy adds 175,000 jobs but unemployment rate rises to 6.7%

Jobs numbers beat expectations despite severe winter winter weather even an as unemployment rate ticked up slightly   The 1750,000 figure beat January’s total of 129,000 jobs. Photograph: Mark Makela /Reuters   The US unemployment rate rose to 6.7% in February, even as the economy added more jobs than economists had expected. According to the […]

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