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Donald Trump eyes 4% growth, 25 million new jobs in 10 years

Donald Trump eyes 4% growth, 25 million new jobs in 10 years

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump laid out an aggressive economic vision Thursday, setting an ambitious goal of four percent growth and knocking rival Hillary Clinton for offering Americans nothing but a "welfare check."

US creates weaker-than-expected 151,000 jobs in August

US job creation slowed in August, the economy adding 151,000 new positions, according to data released Friday by the Labor Department.

US manufacturing grew in July, but at slower pace: ISM

US manufacturing grew in July, but at slower pace: ISM

The US manufacturing sector grew again in July, marking five straight months of expansion, but at a slower pace than expected, a private survey showed Monday.

Hillary Clinton says her economic plan would create 10 mn jobs

Hillary Clinton says her economic plan would create 10 mn jobs

Hillary Clinton on Saturday said her economic plan would create 10 million jobs in the US while that of Donald Trump would cost three and half million jobs as the Democratic presidential nominee underlined her Republican rival is not offering "real change" but "empty promises".

US jobless claims trend at lowest since 1973

US jobless claims trend at lowest since 1973

The Labor Department said initial jobless claims, a sign of the level of layoffs, fell by 18,000 to 259,000 in the week ending June 18. The prior week`s level was unrevised at 277,000.

Pro-Brexit vote could have significant economic repercussions: Janet Yellen

Pro-Brexit vote could have significant economic repercussions: Janet Yellen

Warning of the fallout on markets, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Monday that the global economy if Britain votes to leave the European Union in the June 23 Brexit referendum.

Dollar tumbles on dismal US jobs report

The dollar lost 2.0 percent to $1.1364 per euro, and fell 2.1 percent to 106.63 yen.

US job openings hit eight-month high, skills mismatch emerging

US job openings hit eight-month high, skills mismatch emerging

US job openings increased in March to the highest level in eight months and layoffs continued to decline, indicating the labor market remains fairly robust despite April`s slowdown in employment gains.

US added 160,000 jobs in April; jobless rate 5%

This is the weakest gain since September, which The Wall Street Journal said is a sign that employers may be turning cautious after the economy slowed early in the year.

H-1B visa reform bill introduced in US Senate

H-1B visa reform bill introduced in US Senate

Two US Senators have introduced a bipartisan legislation in the Senate seeking reform of H-1B visa programme and modify wage requirements while also calling for a sense of urgency against the "abuse of the system" over a scheme they claim has gotten away from its original intent.

Indians working in US find their job less stressful: Survey

Indians working in US find their job less stressful: Survey

A majority of Indians who live in the US and send money home say they are overqualified for their jobs here and find their US workplace to be less stressful than workplaces in India, a survey has revealed.

Indian tech industry supports over 411,000 jobs in US: Report

Indian tech industry supports over 411,000 jobs in US: Report

Indian tech industry contributed nearly 411,000 jobs to the US economy this year and USD 20 billion in taxes between 2011-15 when American firms leveraged Indian talent to provide innovative and cost-competitive solutions to boost their global market share, a new report said Monday.

US jobless claims edge higher

Initial jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, rose to 274,000 in the week ending August 8, an increase of 5,000 from the previous week`s level, the Labor Department reported.

Dollar slips vs euro, yen after US jobs report

The dollar fell against the euro and the yen Friday, despite a solid US jobs report that raised expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon lift interest rates.

US stocks fall as jobs report lifts talk of rate hike

Wall Street stocks dropped Friday after a solid US jobs report for July lifted expectations the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates.

US jobless claims tick higher

Initial jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, rose to 270,000 in the week ending August 1, an increase of 3,000 from the prior week`s unrevised level of 267,000.

US jobless claims drop to 41-1/2-year

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week fell to its lowest level in more than 41-1/2 years, suggesting the labor market maintained a solid pace of job growth in July.

US jobless claims fall

New claims for US unemployment benefits fell last week, the government said Thursday in a report adding further evidence of a tightening labor market.

Shanghai up on China data as US jobs growth fuels rate hike talk

Shanghai stocks ended at a seven-year high Monday after another round of weak Chinese data fuelled hopes for fresh stimulus, while the dollar sat around 13-year highs following a forecast-busting US jobs report.

Shanghai up on China data as US jobs growth fuels rate hike talk

Shanghai stocks were the stand-out performers in Asian trade Monday after another round of weak Chinese data fuelled hopes for fresh stimulus, while the dollar sat around 13-year highs following a forecast-busting US jobs report.