Stories tagged: Manufacturing sector performance
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 2:51 p.m.
US job gains defy Sandy and fears of fiscal cliff
WASHINGTON (AP) — It takes more than a superstorm to derail the U.S. job market. Employers added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate dipped to 7.7 percent, a …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2012, 12:09 a.m.
US Oct. jobs report likely to show modest hiring
WASHINGTON (AP) — The October employment report the government will release Friday will likely solidify the picture of the U.S. job market that’s emerged this year: Companies are hiring steadily …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2012, 2:29 p.m.
Auto sales, home prices help buoy weak US economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is looking more resilient, thanks in part to encouraging signs for the two most expensive purchases most Americans make: cars and homes. Cheap loans …