Jobless rate dips to 4.7%
U.S. marks surge of jobs Unemployment falls to 4.6%, a 24-year low; Wall Street leaps 98 points; Hourly pay hits $12.47 as economy surprises the experts again
Prices, output slowed in Sept. Consumer prices, manufacturing show inflation moderating; Social Security COLA cools; CPI suggests yearly rise of 1.8%, compared with 3.3% at this time in '96
Md. unemployment falls to 4.4 percent Aug. figure lowest recorded in the state in seven years; 'Doesn't come as a surprise'; Job growth continues strong over eight straight quarters; The economy
Jobless rate grows to 4.9% UPS strike affected employment numbers; hourly wages up 0.4%
Jobless rate falls to 4.8 percent Figures rekindle fear of inflation on Wall St.
Stocks soar, Dow up 100 points Jobs report suggests attractive interest rates and higher profits; Wall Street
Fed panel rejects another rate rise Decision indicates view that slowdown will avert inflation
Inflation concerns send Dow on 32-point fall Despite recent rally, growth prospects unclear
Md. firms optimistic on growth this year 79 percent surveyed expect revenue rise; 57% see more hiring
Unemployment holds steady in Maryland
State figures show dip in jobless rate Drop to 4.4% for Nov. is 'good news' for Md., Glendening states; Lowest since 1990; But survey draws mixed reviews from independent analysts
U.S. retail sales fell 0.4% in November Demand for clothing, autos decreases
Productivity fell a revised 0.3% in 3rd quarter Threat of inflation doesn't look imminent
Families race with time Pressure: Nowhere in Maryland are there more dual-career families than in Howard County. The most immediate casualty of the time crunch as they try to balance priorities: the family meal.
September indicators are mixed Analysts contend current expansion is not done yet; Unemployment up 0.1%; Recent cool period must be compared to torrid spring
Maryland jobless rate edges up But July's 4.9% remains below national level
U.S. stocks rise, led by retailers, airlines Dow jumps 52.90, marking its biggest climb in five weeks
Jobless filings increase for first time in a month However, shortages of workers are noted in some areas
Official figures omit many joblessThe old adage...
High prices, jumpy economy Costs: Look out. After staying low for years, inflation seems poised for a comeback, though many economists predict it will be a short-lived return.
Jobless rate dips slightly to 5.4% Modest report follows signs of 1st-quarter surge in economy
Md. gains warehouse, 700 jobs Staples chooses Hagerstown site to build facility; State beats 3 competitors; Governor offered firm more than $3 million in incentives, loans
3 states vie with Md. for Staples jobs Pa., Va., W.Va. seek distribution hub that could hire 700; Hagerstown in the running; Washington County, with 8.1% jobless rate, could get huge boost; Retailing
Analysts predict and hope the Fed will reduce interest rates again
Maryland rate stays at 4.9% Nov. dip in jobs offset by smaller work force 7
Producer price index down 0.1% Lower energy costs offset increases in prices for new cars
Md. jobless rate dropsTemporary summer jobs were...
Stocks gain on hopes for healthy profits through year-end
Maryland's economy trailing the nation's
Md. unemployment rate increases
Wages are expected to rise with firms' bottom lines
Greenspan weighs cut in rates
Johnstown, Pa., leads nation in people who stayed put
Loss of jobs in May biggest in 4 years
Stocks hot as economy cools down
First Union to buy Virginia bankFirst Union...
Big Three to cut car productionEach of...
Adjusting inflation index complex, controversial
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U.S. jobless rate climbs to 5.7%
Stocks post gains on strong jobs report, then lose some ground
Robust economy caps 1994 with surge in jobs
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Dow average up 1.35 points as stocks close mixed
U.S. jobless rate hits 4-year low average pay rises
Rate in Maryland fell slightly in Aug. to its lowest level in nearly 4 years U.S. jobless rate hit four-year low in Sept.
Figure drops to 5.9 percent jobs grow by 239,000 as economy continues to gain. U.S. jobless rate hit four-year low in Sept.
Job growth down in slowing economy
Mo. bank to buy largest in Ark.Boatmen's...