Business

Gaps in Earnings Stand Out in Release of College Data

(New York Times) – Colleges give prospective students very little information about how much money they can expect to earn in the job market. In part that’s because colleges may not want people to know, and in part it’s because such information is difficult and Read More

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National

Black Unemployment Best in 6 Years

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate hit a six-year low in June, dipping below 11 percent for the first time since August 2008. Last week, the Labor Department reported that the Black jobless rate was 10.7 percent Read More

Business

US Job Openings, Overall Hiring Reach 5-Year Highs

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. job openings and overall hiring both reached five-year highs in September, signaling steady improvement in the job market. Job postings rose 69,000 to a seasonally adjusted 3.9 million, the Labor Department said Friday. That’s the Read More