US job market in spotlight as weekly jobless claims hit 4-month high

Signage for a job fair is seen on 5th Avenue after the release of the jobs report in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 3, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Weekly jobless claims increase from 21,000 to 218,000 Continuing claims drop 25,000 to 1.317 million Mid-Atlantic factory activity slows … Read more

The US labor market continues to tighten; moderate increases in producer prices

An ‘Apply Now’ sign sits outside the new Faccia Brutta Bar Pallino seeking to hire employees on Newbury Street in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 27, 2022. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Weekly jobless claims rise by 1,000 to 203,000 Continuing claims drop 44,000 to 1.343 million Producer prices increase … Read more

US manufacturing slows further; factory workers quit

An employee works on an assembly line at the electric vehicle factory of startup Rivian Automotive in Normal, Illinois, U.S., April 11, 2022. Picture taken April 11, 2022. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISM manufacturing index drops to 55.4 in March Manufacturers report rise in workers quitting Mixed signals … Read more