Home / Tag Archives: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Tag Archives: Bureau of Labor Statistics

138,000 Jobs Added in May; Unemployment Dips Slightly to 4.3 Percent

The U.S. economy added 138,000 jobs in May, according to the monthly jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday morning. The national unemployment rate dipped to a 16 year low, from 4.4 percent to 4.3 percent. The 4.4 percent last month was already the lowest it had …

Read More »

December 5 Morning Report: GovCon Index Records 4th Weekly Gain on November Jobs Data, Likely Interest Hike

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday up 0.442 percent to 89.812 and ended the week with its fourth straight five-day advance on reports of nonfarm public and private sector payrolls in November above analyst expectations and a likely interest rate increase Dec. 14. GCI gainers outnumbered decliners Friday by a 2-to-1 ratio, with General Dynamics …

Read More »

June 5 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Stay Flat After Payroll Data

The GovCon Index hovered in slight positive territory Friday to record a nominal gain of 0.035 points and close at 75.953. U.S. stock markets closed with mixed results Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics said nonfarm businesses added 280, 000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate saw little change at 5.5 …

Read More »