Topic: Unemployment Rate
Clarksville, TN – Just as the effects of a challenging economy are felt by families in every community, cancer, too, has a far-reaching impact.
No matter how the stock market is performing or what the current unemployment rate may be, there are still many people battling a cancer diagnosis and many others who are lending support alongside loved ones every day.
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee State Sen. Mark E. Green M.D. invites employers and job seekers to attend theCollege (APSU) of Science and Mathematics career fair from 10:00am to 2:00pm on February 27th, 2013.
The fair will be held in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
Next week, the ISM manufacturing data and the December Employment Report will be important, helping to set the near-term economic outlook (beyond the fiscal cliff).
Seasonal adjustment can be tricky in December, but we should see a moderately strong gain in nonfarm payrolls.
The unemployment rate is expected to be flat or slightly higher.
Congress returns and we may see some leadership changes in the House. «Read the rest of this article»
Rate Decreases in 90 Counties, Increases in Two, and Stays the Same in Three
Nashville, TN – County non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for August 2012, released today, show the rate decreased in 90 counties, increased in two, and stayed the same in three.
Tennessee’s unemployment rate for August increased to 8.5 percent, up from the July revised rate of 8.4 percent. The national unemployment rate for August 2012 was 8.1 percent, 0.2 percentage point lower than the July rate.
Tax increases and automatic spending cuts that take effect in 2013 will increase government revenue and significantly cut the budget deficit. However, that comes at the cost of economic conditions “that will probably be considered a recession.”
That’s the conclusion reached by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in a recent report. The report also documents some of the factors and conditions that make addressing the situation so contentious. (Source: Congressional Budget Office , An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2012 to 2022, August 2012.) «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Republican State Senate Candidate Dr. Mark Green celebrated the Fourth of July with the residents of Uffelman Estates Senior Independent Living Community.
Dr. Green stressed the importance of this momentous day, the 236th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
Green stated, “As we celebrate this date with rockets and fireworks we should reflect on the incredible gift we were given. Freedom.”
Jobs4TN Online brings self-service functions to job seekers and employers
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Karla Davis today announced a new jobs database to help connect job seekers with Tennessee employers.
Jobs4TN Online is a virtual recruiter, automatically notifying job seekers when jobs they may qualify for are posted and notifying employers when candidates who fit their needs register.
The online database contains positions from job orders placed directly by Tennessee employers, from corporate Internet sites, and from major job search engines. Jobs4TN Online also identifies available green jobs. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The first quarter of 2012 enjoyed a period of relatively lower volatility as the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to 13,212.00 points, setting the stage for the best quarter in more than two years. Rising, too, were 25 of the Dow’s 30 components.
Not to be left out, the S&P 500 was up 12% at the end of the quarter – its largest first-quarter gain in more than 10 years – after it rose to 1,408.47 points. Rising most among its 10 major industry groups were consumer-related and healthcare sectors. «Read the rest of this article»
Rate Drops 0.4 Percentage Point From October
Rate Down 0.1 Percentage Point from July
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