The unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage point to 3.7 percent in September, and the number of unemployed persons decreased by 270,000 to 6.0 million.
If Republicans can make the case to voters that their policies are largely responsible for this increased pay and improved job prospects, they can maintain control of Congress on Election Day.
The growth in the number of jobs observed 96 months in a row. This suggests that the tax cuts that took effect this year are boosting job opportunities. That's down from 3.9% in August and was the lowest since December of 1969, when the Labor Department was tabulating people with pencils and paper and using an abacus.
The average hourly wage in the United States last month increased by 0.3% compared to August and by 2.8% for the year, both indicators have coincided with market expectations. Fortunately, most of the numbers are still looking quite positive for the economy and for the labor market in general. The duration measures of unemployment also all showed increases in the month, with average duration increasing by 1.4 weeks to 24.0 weeks, the longest period since March. The labor force participation rate fell by 0.2 to 62.7 percent. Across education levels, unemployment rose by 0.6 percent for those with less than a high school education and by 0.3 percent for those with partial education. The unemployment rate for college grads fell by just 0.1 percentage points.
The goods-producing sector added 46,000 jobs in September, with construction employment increasing by 23,000, bringing its 2018 total to 214,000.
Ronaldo scores for Juventus amid rape allegation Juventus later posted a video on YouTube and Twitter showing Ronaldo training, with the caption: " Juventus go for goal". Some Juventus fans at the match expressed support for Ronaldo . "Rape is just an excuse".
Merkel lands in Israel for official visit She also met Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and toured an innovation exhibit of Israeli and German companies with Netanyahu. Merkel has previously highlighted the responsibility toward Israel that Germany bears as the perpetrator of the Holocaust.
Liverpool v Manchester City — Big Match Focus Klopp has been described as Pep Guardiola's nemesis but the German insisted there is no magic formula to beating City. And Klopp had high praise for his opposite number ahead of the meeting between the two teams at Anfield on Sunday .
Unemployment among African Americans declined three-tenths of a percent to 6 percent, close to the record low of 5.9 percent set in May.
Canada's increase in total employment in September, according to Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey, was a healthy +63,000 jobs.
Last month's jobs report was largely great news. Over 200,000 jobs were added, and earnings growth topped 2.9 percent for the first time since May of 2009.
The Labor Department said non-farm payroll employment climbed by 134,000 jobs in September, while economists had expected an increase of about 185,000 jobs.
The trade deficit has increased $31 billion this year, an increase of 8.6 percent from 2017. The most recent ISM manufacturing survey reflects concerns over trade. The manufacturing sector saw net job losses in last month's report - that's worth watching, as it relates to concerns about tariffs, but it's worth monitoring for broader economic-health concerns as well.
Melania Trump meets with Egyptian President Aabdah Fatal Al-Sisi and the first lady, during her final stop in her visit to Africa. Melania's comments about victims of abuse come just days after her husband Donald Trump made headlines for mocking Dr.
Manchester United's fixture list looks imposing. " Jose Mourinho is one of the best managers in the world". I have zero confidence it will last long and I don't see him still being in his job all season.
According to TMZ , Wilson has more than 50 movie credits, but is most known for playing Hershel Greene on " The Walking Dead ". Wilson played kind-hearted veterinarian and father figure Hershel Greene on the zombie-apocalypse series for several seasons.
At the young age of 18 years and 329 days, Shaw reached the magical three-figure mark off just 99 balls against Windies. Whatever games came my way, I tried to give my best, be it the Ranji Trophy , India A or the Indian Premier League .
No doubt the Japanese manufacturer will derive a great sense of pride from delivering such impressive progress at its home race. When the conditions are like this either you get it right or you get it wrong.
Kavanaugh was quickly sworn in at the court building, across the street from the Capitol, even as protesters chanted outside. As the Friday morning vote to advance Kavanaugh's nomination unfurled, the mood inside the Senate chamber was tense.
We have played against five of the top six already. "We showed today that we have got some threat, certainly in the first half". However, the Spaniard is hopeful things can change as he claims he is seeing improvement from his squad.
Compared to the previous quarter , revenue was up 11.1 percent and operating profit was up 17.7 percent. Samsung's robust earnings were mainly attributed to strong demand for Samsung-made memory chips.
What has Saudi Arabia said about it? Human rights groups are demanding Saudi Arabia clarify Khashoggi's whereabouts. He denounced the repressive tactics of authorities against dissidents, businessmen, activists and clerics.
Sturridge faces a tough time breaking into Klopp's preferred front three of Mohamed Salah , Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane. Dejan Lovren makes his first start of the season, partnering Virgil van Dijk at the heart of the Liverpool defence.
Officials reported that people had been injured, but had not confirmed local media reports of deaths. Le Nouvelliste newspaper said one person was killed when an auditorium collapsed in Gros-Morne.
Ex-Pres. Lee Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison
After the elder Park was gunned down by his spy chief, ex-military generals Chun Doo-hwan and Roh Tae-woo ruled successively. Lee, who served as president from 2008-2013, has denied any wrongdoing and says the investigation was politically motivated.
Yankees name Severino wild-card game starter
It was that body of work along with his overall numbers that led the Yankees to pick Severino over Masahiro Tanaka and J.A. But bullpenning wasn't the reason for Oakland's 7-2 defeat Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.
Windows 10 October Update Is Deleting People's Files
Microsoft has "paused" the rollout of a huge new update to Windows 10, which had started going out to users earlier this week . Users who have manually downloaded the update have been advised to not "install it and wait until new media is available".
British man dies after being bitten by sea snake in Australia
The society added that most bites reportedly occur on fishing trawlers, as workers pull in nets, as was the case in this case. Craig Garraway, St John Ambulance operations manager, said that authorities responded to a call from the boat for help.
Kuldeep leads dominant India to its biggest Test win
West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite walks away after he was bowled by Mohammed Shami on the second day of the opening Test. Team India literally annihilated Windies in the first of the two-match Test series in Rajkot.
Saudi king won’t last two weeks without USA support
Trump has vowed to squeeze Iran's oil exports down to a trickle, pushing oil prices to historical high since 2014. Prices have advanced 2.2 percent for the week, capping the longest streak of weekly increases since January.
Streaming exclusives are driving consumers back to piracy
For example, a downloaded copy of Call of Duty Black Ops uses up to 101GB of data, the equivalent of 14 hours of 4K video. In the U.S., Amazon Prime Video has now outperformed YouTube in information utilization (7.7% versus 7.5%).