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U.S. August Job Report

September 2021
The U.S. labor department reported on September 3, 2021 that only 235,000 new jobs were added to the American economy, the lowest growth since January, compared to 1.1. million new jobs in July 2021 .and 962,000 new jobs in June.
The August growth follows a prior forecast of 720,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in August was 5.2% compared to 5.4% in July.

U.S. July Job Report

August 2021
The U.S. labor department reported on August 6, 2021 that 943,000 new jobs were added to the American economy, the highest rise in the last eleven month and above the prior forecasts.
The department also updated its previous reporst for May and June upwards.
The unemployment rate in July was 5.4% compared to 5.9% in the previous month.

U.S. 5.4% Inflation

July 2021
According to official data published on July 13, 2021 the U.S. inflation rate in June 2021 grew by 5.4% compared to previous year, the highest rise in nearly 13 years. The prior forecast was a growth of only 5%.
The main rise was registered in the sectors of used car prices, flights and transport costs.

U.S. April Job Report

May 2021
The U.S. labor department reported on May 7, 2021 that only 266,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in April 2021, less than the preliminary forecasts.
The unemployment rate in April was 6.1%, compared to 6% in March.

U.S. November Job Report

December 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on December 4, 2020 that only 245,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in November 2020 compared to more than 600,000 in October. The economists' forecast was of 440,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in November decreased to 6.7% from 6.9% in October

U.S. October Job Report

November 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on November 6, 2020 that 638,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in October 2020, compared to economists' forecast of 530,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in October was 6.9% compared to 7.9% in September.

U.S. September Job Report

October 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on October 2, 2020 that 661,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in September 2020, compared to a preliminary forecast of 800,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in September decreased to 7.9%

U.S. August Job Report

September 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on September 4, 2020 that 1.37 million new jobs were added to the American economy in August 2020, compared to a preliminary forecast of 1.3 million new jobs.
The unemployment rate in August was 8.4%compared to 10.2% in July and 11.1% in June.



U.S. Interest Rate Cut

March 2020
The federal reserve cut on March 3, 2020 the interest rate by 0.5% to 1%, range of 1%-1.25%, the most dramatic cut since 2008.
The cut is aimed to face the effect of the corona virus on the U.S. economy.

U.S. December Job Report

January 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on January 10,2020 that 145,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in December 2019, compared to a preliminary forecast of 160,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in December remained at 3.5%, same as in the previous month.

U.S. Interest Rate Cut

September 2019
The federal reserve cut on September 18,2019 the interest rate by 0.25% to a range of 1.75%-2%. The cut follows the previous cut in July 2019.
The federal reserve raised the growth rate in 2019 to 2.2%.

U.S. Interest Rate Cut

August 2019
The federal reserve cut on July 31,2019 the interest rate by 0.25%, the first cut since 2008.The present cut follows three years of gradual interest rate rise by the federal reserve.
The U.S. market expects three 0.25% cuts by the end of this year.

U.S. June Job Report

July 2019
The U.S. labor department reported on July 5,2019 that 224,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in June, much higher than prior estimates of only 170,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in July rose to 3.7% compared to the prior estimates of 3.6%.



U.S. May Job Report

June 2019
The U.S. labor department reported on June 7, 2019 that only 75,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in May, compared to much higher prior estimates of 185,000 new jobs.
The department also lowered its previous data for new jobs in March and April.
The unemployment rate for May remained unchanged at 3.6%.

U.S. April Job Report

May 2019
The U.S. labor department reported on May 3, 2019 that 263,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in April, compared to prior estimates of 212,000 new jobs.
The employment rate in April was 3.6% compared to prior estimates of 3.7%.

U.S. March Job Report

April 2019
The U.S. labor department reported on April 5, 2019 that 196,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in March, compared to prior estimates of 170,000 new jobs.
The department also updated February's new jobs data from previous 20,000 to 33,000.
The unemployment rate in March remained unchanged at 3.8%.

January 2019

December 2018
The U.S. labor department reported on January 4, 2019 that 312,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in December, compared to a forecast of 184,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate rose from 3.7% to 3.9%.

U.S. April Job Report

May 2021
The U.S. labor department reported on May 7, 2021 that only 266,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in April 2021, less than the preliminary forecasts.
The unemployment rate in April was 6.1%, compared to 6% in March.

U.S. November Job Report

December 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on December 4, 2020 that only 245,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in November 2020 compared to more than 600,000 in October. The economists' forecast was of 440,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in November decreased to 6.7% from 6.9% in October

U.S. October Job Report

November 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on November 6, 2020 that 638,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in October 2020, compared to economists' forecast of 530,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in October was 6.9% compared to 7.9% in September.

U.S. September Job Report

October 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on October 2, 2020 that 661,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in September 2020, compared to a preliminary forecast of 800,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in September decreased to 7.9%

U.S. August Job Report

September 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on September 4, 2020 that 1.37 million new jobs were added to the American economy in August 2020, compared to a preliminary forecast of 1.3 million new jobs.
The unemployment rate in August was 8.4%compared to 10.2% in July and 11.1% in June.

U.S. Interest Rate Cut

March 2020
The federal reserve cut on March 3, 2020 the interest rate by 0.5% to 1%, range of 1%-1.25%, the most dramatic cut since 2008.
The cut is aimed to face the effect of the corona virus on the U.S. economy.

U.S. December Job Report

January 2020
The U.S. labor department reported on January 10,2020 that 145,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in December 2019, compared to a preliminary forecast of 160,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in December remained at 3.5%, same as in the previous month.

U.S. Interest Rate Cut

September 2019
The federal reserve cut on September 18,2019 the interest rate by 0.25% to a range of 1.75%-2%. The cut follows the previous cut in July 2019.
The federal reserve raised the growth rate in 2019 to 2.2%.

U.S. Interest Rate Cut

August 2019
The federal reserve cut on July 31,2019 the interest rate by 0.25%, the first cut since 2008.The present cut follows three years of gradual interest rate rise by the federal reserve.
The U.S. market expects three 0.25% cuts by the end of this year.

U.S. June Job Report

July 2019
The U.S. labor department reported on July 5,2019 that 224,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in June, much higher than prior estimates of only 170,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate in July rose to 3.7% compared to the prior estimates of 3.6%.

U.S. May Job Report

June 2019
The U.S. labor department reported on June 7, 2019 that only 75,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in May, compared to much higher prior estimates of 185,000 new jobs.
The department also lowered its previous data for new jobs in March and April.
The unemployment rate for May remained unchanged at 3.6%.

U.S. April Job Report

May 2019
The U.S. labor department reported on May 3, 2019 that 263,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in April, compared to prior estimates of 212,000 new jobs.
The employment rate in April was 3.6% compared to prior estimates of 3.7%.

U.S. March Job Report

April 2019
The U.S. labor department reported on April 5, 2019 that 196,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in March, compared to prior estimates of 170,000 new jobs.
The department also updated February's new jobs data from previous 20,000 to 33,000.
The unemployment rate in March remained unchanged at 3.8%.

January 2019

December 2018
The U.S. labor department reported on January 4, 2019 that 312,000 new jobs were added to the American economy in December, compared to a forecast of 184,000 new jobs.
The unemployment rate rose from 3.7% to 3.9%.

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