US hiring pullback suggests firms are straining to fill jobs

The official unemployment rate is defined as "total unemployed, as a percent of the civilian labor force", but doesn't include a number of employment situations in which workers may find themselves. Average hourly earnings were up by 2.5 percent from the previous year to $26.22, continuing a streak of relatively weak wage growth. More than 400,000 people stopped looking for work entirely.

Public Opinion and Trump's Decision on the Paris Agreement

The officials said they collectively could show the worldwide community that the United States remained committed to cutting the emissions that scientists blame for global warming. In keeping with the educational values and mission of the University, Northwestern's commitment to the agreement underscores efforts at the state and local levels to pursue a national commitment to remain "actively engaged with the worldwide community as part of the global effort to hold warming to well below ...

Atlantic Trust Group LLC Lowers Stake in NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

Atlantic Trust Group LLC Lowers Stake in NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

The stock declined 0.46% or $0.07 reaching $15.22 on the news. About 2.70 million shares traded. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of NXP Semiconductors NV by 22.3% in the third quarter. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.03, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. 54 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 95,719 are owned by Condor.

Strong US job growth expected in May; wage rise seen moderate

Workers generally enjoy higher incomes once they generate more value per hour on the job. Also, job growth in March and April combined were 66,000 less than previously reported , after the Bureau revised its figures. USA stocks closed at new highs. In May average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls rose by 4 cents to $26.22. The Labor Department's monthly employment report is closely watched as a a gauge of the economy and, of late, for hints on whether ...

Marchers walk 200 miles to demand an IL budget

Neil Anderson, R-Rock Island, commented, "I have to say, I'm disappointed". On other issues, the Senate unanimously appproved a measure making it more hard for authorities to seize property from owners in connection with a suspected crime.