Made in America
AP Economics Writer
More from Christopher Rugaber
'Soft' Economic Landing May Be Out of Fed's Control
High inflation and economic weakness overseas could thwart his efforts to avoid causing a recession.
May 24th, 2022
Job Openings, Quitting Near Record High
The number of Americans quitting their jobs was historically high.
Mar 29th, 2022
U.S. Employers Shrug Off Omicron, Add 467,000 Jobs in January
The unemployment rate ticked up last month to 4%.
Feb 4th, 2022
U.S. Hiring Rebounded in October, 531,000 Jobs Added
The Labor Department also showed that the unemployment rate fell to 4.6% last month.
Nov 5th, 2021
Fed to Start Reining in Economic Aid as Inflation Risk Rises
Inflation is at its highest point in 30 years.
Nov 1st, 2021
Delta Variant and Worker Shortage Keep a Lid on Job Growth
The unemployment rate sank last month from 5.2% to 4.8%.
Oct 11th, 2021
U.S. Consumer Spending Rebounded in August Despite COVID
The data suggests Americans are spending enough to drive the economy forward.
Oct 1st, 2021
U.S. Unemployment Claims Rise After Hitting Pandemic Low
The previous amount of applications for jobless aid was the lowest level since March 2020.
Sep 16th, 2021
U.S. Hiring Slows to Just 235,000 Jobs After 2 Strong Months
Rising inflation pressures contributed to a drop in consumer confidence.
Sep 3rd, 2021
U.S. Jobless Claims Reach a Pandemic Low as Hiring Strengthens
Jobless claims dropped by 14,000.
Sep 2nd, 2021
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 364,000, New Pandemic Low
The Labor Department reported jobless claims dropped by 51,000.
Jul 1st, 2021
Powell Says Economy Growing Rapidly, Inflation Up 'Notably'
Powell believes the inflation increase is temporary.
Jun 22nd, 2021