Truckers, nurses, salesmen sought.
WASHINGTON — It turns out the U.S. economy can withstand a cold snap after all. In early 2015, near-record-low temperatures and howling snowstorms in the Northeast appeared to keep shoppers indoors and to slow the U.S. economy to a near-stall.
First quarter was another false dawn
Weekly claims figures rise,but labor market still strong.
WASHINGTON — More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, but the number of applications was still at a low level that suggested hiring is healthy. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment benefits rose 14,000 to a
Fed keeps rates steady while noting stronger job growth and reduced threats to U.S. economy.
Firms hold back, fear downturn.
Fell by largest amount in nearly two years, reflecting decline in commercial aircraft
Index also finds U.S. consumers confident.
Lucas Co. hits 4.8%, Toledo rises to 5.3%.