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WASHINGTON | Survey: US businesses added a solid 179,000 jobs last month

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses hired new workers at a solid pace in November, adding 179,000 jobs, according to a private survey. The report comes as other data also suggest the U.S. economy remains healthy, even as the financial markets have gyrated over concerns about a trade conflict with China and slowing global growth. Payroll processor … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Survey: US businesses added a solid 179,000 jobs last month

WASHINGTON | Survey: US companies add a robust 227,000 jobs in October

WASHINGTON— U.S. companies added 227,000 jobs in October, according to a private survey, a healthy gain that suggests companies are still finding workers to hire even as the unemployment rate has fallen to a 49-year low. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that employers added jobs in manufacturing, retail, and professional services such as engineering. October’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Survey: US companies add a robust 227,000 jobs in October

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks fall on trade worries, weak Chinese data

SINGAPORE— Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as the lack of new leads following a U.S. market holiday meant that trade worries and slowing Chinese manufacturing activity stayed in the spotlight. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.1 percent to 22,697.08. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped less than 0.1 percent to 27,701.03, and the … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks fall on trade worries, weak Chinese data

WASHINGTON | Survey: US companies add healthy 219,000 jobs in July

WASHINGTON  — U.S. businesses added 219,000 jobs in July, a private survey found, a robust total that suggests employers are still able to find the workers they need despite the low unemployment rate. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring was led by health care providers, hotels and restaurants, and manufacturers. July’s figure was up … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Survey: US companies add healthy 219,000 jobs in July

Survey: US businesses added a solid 190,000 jobs in November

US businesses added 190,000 jobs in November 2017 according to a private survey according to ADP WASHINGTON, DC/December 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. businesses added a robust 190,000 jobs in November, according to a private survey, a sign that hiring is strong enough to reduce an already-low unemployment rate. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that … Continue reading Survey: US businesses added a solid 190,000 jobs in November