May 21, 2013
From April 2012 to April 2013, nonfarm employment increased in 47 states and the District of Columbia and decreased in 3 states. The largest over-the-year percentage increase occurred in North Dakota (+3.7 percent); the largest decrease occurred in Wyoming (−0.5 percent). In April 2013, Nevada had the highest unemployment rate among the states at 9.6 percent. North Dakota again registered the lowest jobless rate, 3.3 percent.read full article »
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May 20, 2013
Real average hourly earnings for all employees increased 0.5 percent from March to April, seasonally adjusted, the result of a 0.2-percent increase in average hourly earnings combined with a 0.4-percent decrease in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U).
May 17, 2013
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) decreased 0.4 percent in April on a seasonally adjusted basis. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 1.1 percent before seasonal adjustment.
May 16, 2013
The Producer Price Index for finished goods decreased 0.7 percent in April, seasonally adjusted. Prices for finished goods fell 0.6 percent in March and increased 0.7 percent in February.
May 15, 2013
U.S. import prices fell 0.5 percent in April, following a 0.2-percent decrease in March. Lower prices for both fuel and nonfuel imports contributed to the declines in each month. Prices for U.S. exports decreased 0.7 percent in April after a 0.5-percent decline in March.
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Spotlight on Statistics: International Labor Comparisons
This Spotlight compares output, unemployment, compensation, productivity, consumer prices, and other measures around the world. Read more »