MUCH has been made lately of the hot economy, a narrative driven largely by a long run of strong jobs numbers. But this enthusiastic story line is ignoring a few disturbing structural problems...

[WASHINGTON] The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unchanged at higher levels last week, but the trend remained consistent with tightening labour market...

[WASHINGTON] Filings for US unemployment benefits rose the most since late 2017, while still remaining in the range of what's considered a tight labour market.

[WASHINGTON] The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits rose marginally from near a 49-year low last week, suggesting underlying strength in the labor market and broader...

[WASHINGTON] The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near 49-year lows last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labour market and economy....

AUSTRALIA'S jobless rate unexpectedly dived to its lowest since 2012 last month, but the decline smacked more of statistical noise than a true signal of incipient inflationary pressures and...

THE labour market showed slight signs of slowing down in the second quarter of the year, after a sustained improvement since June last year, preliminary estimates released on Friday by the...