Labor economy

A worker carries an old window frame from a construction site in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Inflation across the 19-country eurozone fell in February for a third month running even though economic growth is at a decade high. (AP Photo/Paul White)
March 01, 2018 - 6:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level in a little more than nine years on the back of strong economic growth, official figures showed Thursday. Eurostat, the EU's statistics agency, said the unemployment rate in January was 8.6 percent, unchanged...
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March 01, 2018 - 6:12 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that unemployment across the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level in a little more than nine years on the back of strong economic growth. Eurostat, the EU's statistics agency, said Thursday that the unemployment rate in January was 8.6 percent,...
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In this Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 photo Lowe's Assistant Store Manager Patrick Mulloney, of Marlborough, Mass., left, assists customer Karen Frank, of Framingham, Mass., right, at a Lowe's retail home improvement and appliance store, in Framingham. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Conference Board releases its February index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
February 27, 2018 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers are the most confident they've been since 2000. The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index rose to 130.8 in February, highest since November 2000 and up from 124.3 in January. The business research group's index measures consumers' assessment of...
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In this Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 photo Lowe's Assistant Store Manager Patrick Mulloney, of Marlborough, Mass., left, assists customer Karen Frank, of Framingham, Mass., right, at a Lowe's retail home improvement and appliance store, in Framingham. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Conference Board releases its February index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
February 27, 2018 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers are the most confident they've been since 2000. The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index rose to 130.8 in February, highest since November 2000 and up from 124.3 in January. The business research group's index measures consumers' assessment of...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers' Questions session, in parliament in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
February 23, 2018 - 9:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit is little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain. Figures released this week show net migration — the difference between those coming into Britain and those leaving...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers' Questions session, in parliament in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
February 23, 2018 - 8:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit is little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain. Figures released this week show net migration — the difference between those coming into Britain and those leaving...
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Jessica Demafelis, the sister of Joanna Demafelis who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait, cries as the wooden casket of her remains arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines. The death of Joanna, allegedly in the hands of a couple in Kuwait, prompted the populist President Rodrigo Duterte to order the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers from the oil-rich nation in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
February 16, 2018 - 6:00 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait was flown home to her grieving family Friday, as attention focused on the plight of millions of mostly poor Filipinos toiling abroad. As Joanna Daniela Demafelis' remains were...
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Jessica Demafelis, the sister of Joanna Demafelis who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait, cries as the wooden casket of her remains arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines. The death of Joanna, allegedly in the hands of a couple in Kuwait, prompted the populist President Rodrigo Duterte to order the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers from the oil-rich nation in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
February 16, 2018 - 4:49 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait was flown home to her grieving family Friday, as attention focused on the plight of millions of mostly poor Filipinos toiling abroad. As Joanna Daniela Demafelis' remains were...
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FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo, a motorist pumps gas in Bethel Park, Pa. On Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, the Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation for January. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 15, 2018 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.4 percent in January, the biggest increase since November, as a big jump in energy prices offset a small decline in the cost of food. The January rise in wholesale prices, which measure the cost of goods before they reach the consumer, followed no...
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FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, Vincent Tacconelli aerates printed sheets of dollar bills, the first currency notes to bear the signatures of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Treasurer Jovita Carranza at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington. Most economists expect inflation to edge up and end the year a few tenths of a percentage point above the Federal Reserve's target. But most foresee only minimal effect on the economy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
February 13, 2018 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation — or the fear of it — is back. Tentative signs have emerged that prices could accelerate in coming months. Pay raises may be picking up a bit. Commodities such as oil and aluminum have grown more expensive. Cellphone...
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