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The Champaign News-Gazette
U.S. economic growth in 1st quarter revised up to 0.8 percent rateMARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy's sl
U.S. economic growth in 1st quarter revised up to 0.8 percent rate
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn't quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from housing and less drag from business investment and... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parentsliving with a partner. By 2014, that proportion was just 31.6 percent. %@AP Li
Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parents
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
living with a partner. By 2014, that proportion was just 31.6 percent. %@AP Links 175-c-12-(Chris Rugaber (ROO'-gay-bur), AP economics writer)-"kept since 1880"-AP economics writer Chris Rugaber reports more millennials are living with their... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
U.S. new-home sales jump to highest level in more than 8 yearsCHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans ramped
U.S. new-home sales jump to highest level in more than 8 years
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans ramped up their purchases of new homes in April to the highest level since January 2008, evidence of a strong start to the spring buying season. The Commerce Department said... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
US home sales growth driven mostly by MidwestBy JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Midwestern homebuyers help
US home sales growth driven mostly by Midwest
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Midwestern homebuyers helped spark a national increase in real estate sales during April, a sign that demand for housing remains steady despite rising prices and tight inventories. The National... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Fewer people sought US jobless benefits last weekBy CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer The number of people seeking U.
Fewer people sought US jobless benefits last week
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 11 days ago
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer The number of people seeking U.S. jobless aid fell sharply last week, partially reversing two weeks of big gains that had raised concerns about rising layoffs. Weekly applications for unemployment aid... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
How new US overtime rules could help or hurt employeesBy CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — More pay? Or
How new US overtime rules could help or hurt employees
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 12 days ago
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — More pay? Or just fewer work hours? The new overtime rule the Obama administration issued Wednesday could mean thicker paychecks for some Americans who work longer hours — unless it... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
More work, more pay? New rule extends overtime to millionstheir base pay, meaning they would earn about the same income they do now, even
More work, more pay? New rule extends overtime to millions
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
their base pay, meaning they would earn about the same income they do now, even including overtime."We can't pay you time and a half because you're slow," she said. "This is extremely frustrating for me. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Wri... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Overtime pay may become reality for more US workersBy CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 4 m
Overtime pay may become reality for more US workers
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. The policy changes are intended to counter... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Overtime pay may become reality for more US workersBy CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 4 m
Overtime pay may become reality for more US workers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 12 days ago
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. The policy changes are intended to counter... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
U.S. consumer prices post 0.4 percent April increaseMARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices
U.S. consumer prices post 0.4 percent April increase
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices jumped in April by the largest amount in more than three years, reflecting a surge in the price of gasoline and other energy products. But outside of volatile food and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
U.S. builders increase home construction in AprilJOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Builders ramped up constructi
U.S. builders increase home construction in April
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Builders ramped up construction of new homes in April, suggesting that the market remains solid despite sluggish economic growth at the beginning of the year. Housing starts climbed 6.6 percent to a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
U.S. producer prices rise in April for first time in 3 monthsCHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices charged b
U.S. producer prices rise in April for first time in 3 months
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices charged by U.S. manufacturers, farmers and other producers rose for the first time since January, lifted by higher costs for gas, steel and medicines. The Labor Department said... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Middle class shrinks in 9 of 10 US cities as incomes fallCHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — In cities across
Middle class shrinks in 9 of 10 US cities as incomes fall
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — In cities across America, the middle class is hollowing out. A widening wealth gap is moving more households into either higher- or lower-income groups in major metro areas, with fewer... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Why April’s hiring slowdown may show caution on US economythe final quarter of last year, though its jobless rate is also below that of t
Why April’s hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 23 days ago
the final quarter of last year, though its jobless rate is also below that of the United States. China’s growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this repo... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Why April’s hiring slowdown may show caution on US economythe final quarter of last year, though its jobless rate is also below that of t
Why April’s hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
the final quarter of last year, though its jobless rate is also below that of the United States. China’s growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this repo... Read more
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Boston Globe
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economythe final quarter of last year, though its jobless rate is also below that of t
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
the final quarter of last year, though its jobless rate is also below that of the United States. China’s growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this repo... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 23 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
FOX Carolina / Posted 23 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring ratesBy JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S.
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring rates
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 23 days ago
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America's creditors less than full value on the U.S.... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring ratesBy JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S.
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring rates
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 23 days ago
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America's creditors less than full value on the U.S.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring ratesBy JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S.
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring rates
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America's creditors less than full value on the U.S.... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring ratesBy JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S.
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring rates
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 23 days ago
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America's creditors less than full value on the U.S.... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 23 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring ratesBy JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S.
Likely impact of Trump proposal for US debt: soaring rates
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 23 days ago
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America's creditors less than full value on the U.S.... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 23 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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WALB Albany
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
WALB Albany / Posted 23 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 23 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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ABC News
Why April's Hiring Slowdown May Show Caution on US Economythe final quarter of last year, though its jobless rate is also below that of t
Why April's Hiring Slowdown May Show Caution on US Economy
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
the final quarter of last year, though its jobless rate is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this repo... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economy
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 24 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economy
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 24 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economy
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 24 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economy
Hawaii News Now / Posted 24 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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WALB Albany
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economy
WALB Albany / Posted 24 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economy
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 24 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economyis also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but h
Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economy
FOX Carolina / Posted 24 days ago
is also below that of the United States. China's growth slowed last year, but has shown signs of leveling off in 2016. AP economics writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Hartford Courant
US Hiring Slows In April, Pay Risesdiploma or less. "As the economy moves further and further away from muscle po
US Hiring Slows In April, Pay Rises
Hartford Courant / Posted 24 days ago
diploma or less. "As the economy moves further and further away from muscle power, those without training and education are going to be at a disadvantage," O'Keefe said. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay risesand restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay rises
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 24 days ago
and restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded in April at the fastest pace this year. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay risesand restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay rises
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 24 days ago
and restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded in April at the fastest pace this year. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay risesand restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay rises
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 24 days ago
and restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded in April at the fastest pace this year. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay risesand restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay rises
Hawaii News Now / Posted 24 days ago
and restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded in April at the fastest pace this year. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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WALB Albany
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay risesand restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay rises
WALB Albany / Posted 24 days ago
and restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded in April at the fastest pace this year. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay risesand restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay rises
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 24 days ago
and restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded in April at the fastest pace this year. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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FOX Carolina
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay risesand restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay rises
FOX Carolina / Posted 24 days ago
and restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded in April at the fastest pace this year. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay risesand restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded
US hiring slowed in April amid tepid growth, but pay rises
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 24 days ago
and restaurants as well as professional services such as engineering, expanded in April at the fastest pace this year. AP Economics Writers Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Survey: US businesses add jobs at slowest pace in 3 years By Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — U.S. companies a
Survey: US businesses add jobs at slowest pace in 3 years
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
By Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — U.S. companies added jobs at the slowest pace in three years in April, a private survey found; a sign that slower growth and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Consumer spending inches up in MarchAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tin
Consumer spending inches up in March
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 29 days ago
AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as purchases of nondurable goods such as clothing offset a big drop in spending on autos and other long-lasting items. Spending edged up 0.1 percent... Read more
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