Tag: U.S. Labor Department

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields slip amid signs that U.S. economy remains fragile

September 2, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors fretted over the fragility of the U.S. economic recovery which has led investors to expect the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at rock-bottom for an extended period. What are Treasurys […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

U.S. Economy Adds 250,000 Jobs in October as Wage Growth Accelerates

November 2, 2018

Via: TheStreet

The U.S. economy added more jobs than expected last month, and workers’ wage growth accelerated, a Labor Department report showed Friday, Nov. 2. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 250,000 jobs, higher than the 190,000 predicted by analysts in a […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

U.S. Economy Adds 313,000 Jobs in February as Wage Growth Moderates

March 9, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Toot that horn, Trump. The U.S. economy added 313,000 jobs in February, well above expectations, while wage growth moderated to 2.6%. Economists had expected growth in nonfarm payrolls of 200,000, based on a survey by data provider FactSet. The wage […]