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Prices for U.S. imports rose 3.5 percent from October 2017 to October 2018, compared with 2.4 percent from October 2016 to October 2017. Import prices... [Read More]
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 2.5 percent from October 2017 to October 2018. Consumer prices for food rose 1.2 percent during... [Read More]
For the 12 months ended in October 2018, the Producer Price Index for final demand rose 2.9 percent, not seasonally adjusted. Prices for final demand... [Read More]
From December 2017 to March 2018, gross job gains from opening and expanding private-sector establishments were 7.4 million. Over this period, gross job losses from... [Read More]
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This article uses data from the American Time Use Survey to investigate possible undercounting of employment in surveys using labor force questions patterned after those... [Read More]
In September 2018, unemployment rates were lower than they were a year earlier in 308 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 58 areas, and... [Read More]
Over the 12 months from August 2017 to August 2018, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.7 percent, not seasonally adjusted.... [Read More]
A new measure of labor productivity for urban transit systems. [Read More]
Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.2 percent from July 2017 to July 2018. The decline in real average hourly earnings combined with... [Read More]
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) program provides data about job openings, hires, and separations in the United States.... [Read More]
A total average goes up while all the averages at the component level go down. Is that possible? Yes—and understanding the statistical method involved is... [Read More]
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An examination of the reasoning underlying the most recent update to the formula used to produce the preliminary Chained Consumer Price Index. [Read More]
Over the year ending January 2018, consumer prices for food at home rose 1.0 percent, less than the 2.1-percent increase for the Consumer Price Index... [Read More]
From the fourth quarter of 2016 to the fourth quarter of 2017, nonfarm business sector labor productivity increased 1.1 percent, reflecting a 3.2-percent increase in... [Read More]
In March 2017, 67 percent of private industry workers had access to medical care benefits, and 66 percent had access to retirement benefits. Fifty-eight percent... [Read More]