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Donald Trump boasts about 4.8 million new jobs as he claims US economy is 'roaring back'

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

US President Trump today held a press conference to boast about the US jobs increase in June.
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Dow surges 440 points after US adds way more jobs than expected in June

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

US equities soared on Thursday after June's jobs report trounced estimates and lifted hopes for a swift economic recovery.
American businesses added 4.8 million payrolls last month , according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, handily beating expectations of a 3 million payroll increase .
The unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, below the anticipated reading of 12.5%.
Oil prices climbed, with West Texas Intermediate crude gaining as much as 1.6%, to $40.44 per barrel.
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US stocks jumped on Thursday after June jobs data beat expectations and further fueled...
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US unemployment falls in June as non-farm payrolls add 4.8 million jobs

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

US unemployment fell in June as non-farm payrolls added 4.8 million jobs, the Labor Department.
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Coronavirus: Record US job surge despite infection resurgence

Coronavirus: Record US job surge despite infection resurgence

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

The US economy created a record 4.8 million net new jobs last month as economists warn the country's coronavirus recovery is at risk from a resurgence of infections.
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Economy adds 4.8 million new jobs in June in lockdown recovery, official figures show

Economy adds 4.8 million new jobs in June in lockdown recovery, official figures show

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' official June unemployment estimates say unemployment now stands at 11.1% after a record number of new jobs. But prospects of further recover are bleak.
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US weekly jobless claims hit 1.4 million, more than economist forecasts

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

US jobless claims for the week that ended Saturday totaled 1.43 million, the Labor Department said Thursday. That was slightly higher than the consensus economist estimate of 1.35 million.
Thursday's report marked the 13th straight week of declining claims. It also brought total filings over a 15-week period to nearly 49 million.
Continuing claims, the aggregate total of people receiving unemployment benefits, totaled 19.3 million for the week that ended June 13.
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More than a million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week...
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US economy smashes forecasts, adds 4.8 million jobs in June as unemployment declines to 11.1%

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday said the US added 4.8 million jobs in June. That exceeded the 3 million payroll additions expected by economists surveyed by Bloomberg.
It marks the second straight month of job additions as the economy tries to claw back from a coronavirus-induced recession. The US saw record job losses in April.
The data also showed that the US unemployment rate was 11.1%, down from 13.3% in May.
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The US economy notched its second straight month of job additions in June amid nationwide efforts to claw back...
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