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Illinois unemployment 4.3 percent, unchanged since November

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The unemployment rate in Illinois was 4.3 percent in February. Illinois Department of Employment Security officials announced Thursday that the rate has remained unchanged...
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Rhode Island's unemployment rate down slightly

8 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

State officials say Rhode Island lost 600 jobs from January to February, but the state unemployment rate dropped slightly during that period. The state Department of Labor and...
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Michigan jobless rate unchanged at 4.0 percent in February

8 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Michigan's unemployment rate held steady at 4.0 percent in February - the fifth consecutive month it has remained unchanged. Figures released Thursday by the Michigan...
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Wisconsin unemployment drops to 2.9 percent in February

11 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to 2.9 percent after five straight months at 3 percent. The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that...
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Beneath Fed's positive spin, an embrace of a tepid future

11 hours ago   |   Reuters

Federal Reserve policymakers see a U.S. economy that is rapidly losing momentum. They predict inflation will miss their 2 percent target for yet another year, despite rising...
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U.S. labor market solid; manufacturing sector slowing

12 hours ago   |   Reuters

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to still strong labor market conditions, though the pace of...
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Arizona unemployment rate stays at 5.1 percent in February

13 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Arizona's unemployment rate remained steady at 5.1 percent in February as the state's economy added 30,200 jobs since January. A report released Thursday by the Arizona Office...
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U.S. jobless claims fall; mid-Atlantic factory activity rises

15 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to still strong labor market conditions, though the pace of...
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Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after...
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Fed holds line on rates, says no more hikes ahead

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The move came along with reduced expectations in GDP growth and inflation and a bump higher in the unemployment rate outlook.
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