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Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) Increased 0.6 Percent in June

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) Increased 0.6 Percent in June

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX – JUNE 2020The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.6 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after falling 0.1 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 0.6 percent before seasonal adjustment. The gasoline […]

Nonfarm Payroll Employment Rose by 4.8 Million in June, and Unemployment Rate Declined to 11.1 percent

Nonfarm Payroll Employment Rose by 4.8 Million in June, and Unemployment Rate Declined to 11.1 percent

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 4.8 million in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 11.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday, July 2, 2020. These improvements in the labor market reflected the continued resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed in March and April due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) […]