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Lucia Mutikani

U.S. consumer inflation tame, labor market still tightening

10 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in September and underlying inflation retreated, supporting expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in October for the third time this year amid risks to the economy from trade tensions.

Decreasing U.S. job openings point to cooling labour market

10 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. job openings fell to a 1-1/2-year low in August and hiring declined, suggesting employment growth was slowing largely because of ebbing demand for labour as the economy loses momentum.

Weak U.S. producer inflation bolsters case for Fed rate cut

09 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in September, leading to the smallest annual increase in nearly three years, likely giving the Federal Reserve further room to cut interest rates for the third time this year in October. | Video

U.S. unemployment rate hits 3.5%; job growth moderate

05 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON, The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to near a 50-year low of 3.5% in September, with job growth increasing moderately, suggesting the slowing economy could avoid a recession for now despite trade tensions that are hammering manufacturing. | Video

U.S. unemployment rate hits 3.5%; job growth moderate

05 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to near a 50-year low of 3.5% in September, with job growth increasing moderately, suggesting the slowing economy could avoid a recession for now despite trade tensions that are hammering manufacturing.

U.S. recession risks up as services growth hits three-year low

03 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. services sector activity slowed to a three-year low in September amid rising concerns about tariffs, suggesting that trade tensions were spilling over to the broader economy. | Video

Slowing U.S. private hiring adds to gloom over economy

02 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Hiring by U.S. private employers slowed further in September, suggesting that trade tensions, which have pressured manufacturing, could be spilling over to the labor market.

U.S. manufacturing dives to 10-year low as trade tensions weigh

02 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. manufacturing activity tumbled to a more than 10-year low in September as lingering trade tensions weighed on exports, further heightening financial market fears of a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter. | Video

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