Global stocks soften on report of US jobs decline - DeathRattleSports.com

LONDON (AP) — Global stocks weakened Friday after official figures showed that the U.S. economy shed jobs for the first time in six years in September due to the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on southern states. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE ...

Florida asks Congress for $27 billion in initial hurricane disaster aid - WSB Atlanta

A day after elected officials from Texas asked Congress for almost $19 billion in direct aid to help with recovery from Hurricane Harvey, lawmakers from the state of Florida dropped off their own request for $27 billion in relief related to damage from ...

US payrolls shrink in September after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma - Gears Of Biz

WASHINGTON – U.S. employment fell in September for the first time in seven years as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring, the latest indication that the storms undercut economic activity in the ...

US Employment Unexpectedly Edges Lower In September - Newburgh Gazette

USA total nonfarm payroll employment declined by 33,000 in September, largely due to hurricanes Harvey and Irma that hit the country, the Labor Department said Friday in a report. It showed that the U.S. economy shed jobs for the first time since 2010, ...

Hurricanes cause rare monthly US job loss - Youngstown Vindicator

A pullback in U.S. hiring last month resulting from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely prove short-lived, with a resilient job market pointing to gains in the coming months. The unemployment rate fell to a fresh 16-year low of 4.2 percent, from 4.4 ...

Hurricanes expected to dim US jobs growth in short term - The Union Leader

A restaurant called "Good Times" sits in floodwater in Port Arthur, Texas, on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have had a detrimental effect on the job market. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS). Drug tests becoming more of a hiring ...

Hurricanes are behind rare monthly job loss - Omaha World-Herald

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. shed 33,000 jobs in September because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which closed thousands of businesses in Texas and Florida and forced widespread evacuations. It marked the first monthly hiring drop in nearly seven ...

Hurricanes cause monthly job loss; jobless rate declines - Longview News-Journal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma last month, the first monthly decline since September 2010. The unemployment rate declined slightly to 4.2 percent, the lowest since February 2001. Analysts ...

Unemployment drop has nothing to do with hurricane season - New York Post

The US unemployment rate fell sharply in September — to 4.2 percent from 4.4 percent in August — but the decline had nothing to do with the hurricanes that battered parts of the southeast and Texas. The storms, Harvey and Irma, did adversely affect ...

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma batter US employment figures in September - Gears Of Biz

US employment fell in September for the first time in seven years as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring. The employment figures are the latest indication that the storms undercut economic ...

Chicago Woman Found in Hotel Freezer Died of Hypothermia - U.S. News & World Report

Autopsy determines 19-year-old woman whose body was found inside a suburban Chicago hotel freezer died of hypothermia from exposure to cold conditions. Oct. 6, 2017, at 10:09 p.m.. Chicago Woman Found in Hotel Freezer Died of Hypothermia ...

US lost more than 100000 jobs to Hurricane Harvey, Irma; hospitality sector worst affected - Hindustan Times

Retailers also shed jobs, with auto dealers, department stores, clothiers, electronics outlets and food and beverage stores each posting losses. world Updated: Oct 07, 2017 11:25 IST. Associated Press. Locals look inside a collapsed coastal house after ...

Hurricanes cause rare monthly US job loss but rebound likely - KTVH

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pullback in U.S. hiring last month resulting from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely prove short-lived, with a resilient job market pointing to gains in the coming months. The unemployment rate fell to a fresh 16-year low of 4 ...

US payrolls shrink for first time in 7 years; hurricanes walloped job growth - Southernminn.com

WASHINGTON — Hurricanes Harvey and Irma walloped the labor market last month, causing the nation to lose jobs for the first time in seven years, the Labor Department said Friday. Total nonfarm employment declined by a net 33,000 jobs in September ...

US economy loses 33000 jobs because of hurricanes, first decline in six years - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma last month, the first decline in six years. But the unemployment rate declined slightly to 4.2 percent. Analysts had been expecting job growth to slump ...

The monthly jobs numbers haven't gone down in 7 years. Until now. - DeathRattleSports.com

The U.S. lost jobs for the first time in seven years last month after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey drove down employment. But wages grew, unemployment fell to a new 16-year low and there were other reassuring signs that September's weak showing was a ...

Why the jobs market is healthy despite September's losses - DeathRattleSports.com

The September employment report showed the first U.S. payroll decline in seven years as employers shed 33,000 jobs. But economists are writing off the weak performance as a blip caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which devastated the Houston area ...

How a hurricane can wipe out a jobs report - Gant Daily

For the first time in seven years, the United States lost jobs this month. The reason? Hurricanes. Roughly 33,000 jobs were lost during the month of September, according to preliminary numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, likely ending 83 ...

The latest jobs report reveals hurricanes Harvey, Irma's economic costs - Marketplace.org

A contractor removes moldy materials from a flood damaged home on September 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Residents are beginning the long process of recovering from the storm. - Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Listen To The Story. Marketplace. Download ...

US Jobs Dropped By 33000 In September, Likely Due To Storms - DeathRattleSports.com

Tourists walk past a restaurant, closed in preparation for hurricane Irma, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Sept. 7. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says a drop in U.S. jobs in September was likely reflecting the impact of hurricanes on workers ...