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Longer Hiring Timelines Signal Tightening U.S. Labor Market Bloomberg Business By Nina Glinski January 26, 2015   (Bloomberg) — Employers in the U.S. are taking longer to fill job openings, a sign that the labor market is tightening as companies compete for talented workers. Fifty-seven percent of positions went unfilled 30 days after being posted… Read more »

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Jan 20, 2015 / by Larry Swisher Wage Hikes Will Grow, But Modestly For Most Workers Everywhere you turn, one economist after another seems to be predicting that 2015 is the year workers will see the fatter paychecks that have been elusive in this recovery, enabling people to spend more and propel the economy to… Read more »

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Producer Prices in U.S. Decrease for First Time in a Year By Shobhana Chandra and Victoria Stilwell Oct 15, 2014 8:30 AM ET Wholesale prices in the U.S. unexpectedly fell in September for the first time in a year, propelled by a drop in fuel costs that continues into this month, Labor Department figures showed… Read more »

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Jobless Claims Fall as Average Drops to Eight-Year Low By Victoria Stilwell Aug 7, 2014 8:46 AM ET  Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg’s Michael McKee reports on jobless claims fall by fourteen thousand with Betty Liu on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg) Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, sending the average over… Read more »