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U.S. Job Market Improves as Unemployment Drops to 3.7%

According to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States gained 199,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate declined to 3.7 percent. Average hourly wages rose 4.0 percent over the past year and increased by 0.4 percent, or 12 cents, compared to October. The most notable job gains were observed …

Labor Market Continues to Improve in October

The United States added 150,000 new jobs in October, according to the monthly report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Average hourly wages rose 4.1 percent from a year earlier and by 7 cents, or 0.2 percent, compared to September. The national unemployment rate changed little at 3.9 percent.  The largest gains were seen …