PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer - Page 1

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US employment numbers defy skeptics, still climbing as inflation fears deepen

Economists say the stronger-than-expected report indicates the U.S. isn't in a recession yet. But other economic factors point to one in the nearby future. ...

US economy shrinks again, but Biden administration says no recession

The report comes at a critical time, just as the Fed has increased interest rates again by a massive 0.75%. WASHINGTON — The U.S....

Did corporate price gouging fuel inflation? It's not biggest culprit

Most economists say price gouging is, at most, one of many causes of runaway inflation — and not the primary one. WASHINGTON — Furious...

US adds 400,000+ new jobs for 12 months in a row

The economy’s hiring gains have been remarkably consistent in the face of the worst inflation in four decades. WASHINGTON — America’s employers added 428,000...

U.S. jobless claims drop seventh straight week to 268,000

In another pandemic low, the number of Americans applying for unemployment is 1,000 less than the week before. WASHINGTON — The number of Americans...

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