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Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers

Money Headlines - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 05:34

Consumer Price Index (CPI):
-0.7% in Jan 2015
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Unemployment Rate:
5.7% in Jan 2015
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Payroll Employment:
+257,000(p) in Jan 2015
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Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.12(p) in Jan 2015
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Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.8%(p) in Jan 2015
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Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 4th Qtr of 2014
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Productivity:
-2.2%(r) in 4th Qtr of 2014
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U.S. Import Price Index:
-2.8% in Jan 2015
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U.S. Export Price Index:
-2.0% in Jan 2015
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Gender bias rampant in workers' comp cases, women's groups charge

Labor and Economic News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:45
Gender bias rampant in workers' comp cases, women's groups chargeA Bay Area mechanical designer suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome said she had her workers' compensation reduced for a reason that has ...
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How longshoremen command $100K salaries in era of globalization and automation

Labor and Economic News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:50
 How longshoremen command $100K salaries in era of globalization and automation
More than 4,400 ships bring nearly $400 billion worth of goods through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every year, a crucial link in the global supply chain of factories, warehouses, docks, highways and rail lines.
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