Unemployment Rate

  1. Leading Economic Indicators: U.S. Bureau of Labor ...

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly employment figures are a key economic indicator. ...
  2. Why U.S. Wage Growth Isn’t as Bad as It Appears

    Though wage growth numbers are more nuanced than they may appear, they reveal another ...
  3. America's Poorest States in 2015

    Learn the reasons Mississippi, New Mexico, Louisiana, Georgia and Kentucky are the ...
  4. Minimum Wages Can Raise Unemployment

    Learn why many economists feel that minimum wages, while intended to benefit low-wage ...
  5. The True Unemployment Rate: U6 Vs. U3

    Learn how to distinguish between the U-3 and U-6 unemployment rates, and explore ...
  6. Where Are Real Estate Stocks Heading?

    We summarize five economic reports that investors should monitor monthly to keep ...
  1. Where Are Real Estate Stocks Heading?

    We summarize five economic reports that investors should monitor monthly to keep ...
  1. What economic indicators are important to consider when investing in the retail sector?

    Learn why the unemployment rate and Consumer Confidence Index are two of the best economic indicators when investing in the ...
  2. Why is the employment figure important to a "dove"

    Learn why the employment figure is important to "doves." Central banks have competing objectives of economic growth and price ...
  3. How does the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics calculate the unemployment rate published ...

    Understand the process used by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine the official unemployment rate for the United ...
  4. What are some of the key shortcomings of how the U.S. unemployment rate is determined ...

    Understand how the unemployment rate reported by the BLS fails to account for people who have given up looking for jobs or ...
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