Unemployment Rate

  • Economy Watch: State Unemployment Rates Mostly Stable in October

    Compared with the month before, jobless rates were lower in October in 12 states and higher in only one state, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest jobs report.

    National 20 November 2017 15:20
  • Economy Watch Weekly: Job Growth Rebounds in October

    After a weak month of job creation, the U.S. economy saw healthy employment growth in October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economy Editor Dees Stribling breaks down the full jobs report, for the week ending Nov. 3, 2017.

    National 07 November 2017 20:59
  • Economy Watch: Employment Rebounds in October, Adds 261K Jobs

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics also reported that the headline unemployment rate edged down to 4.1 percent—the lowest rate in 17 years.

    National 03 November 2017 19:06
  • Economic Consensus Masks Many Uncertainties

    While economists foresee little chance of a recession in the near term, potential policy changes could impact the course of the U.S. economy and commercial real estate values, notes Yardi Matrix Associate Director of Research Paul Fiorilla, reporting on the NABE's Annual Meeting.

    National 04 October 2017 18:11
  • Keep Rising Rates in Perspective

    Despite the Federal Reserve’s program to raise interest benchmarks, financing is still available for real estate transactions at historically low rates, explains Gary Limjuco, Transwestern's senior vice president of structured finance.

    National 04 October 2017 15:02
  • Economy Watch: Americans Generally Optimistic About Economy

    A new Pew Research Center report reveals that nearly six in 10 Americans believe the current economic situation is good, which bodes well for commercial leasing. However, the same participants weren't as optimistic about future prospects.

    National 08 June 2017 13:50
  • Economy Watch Weekly: What Strong Job Growth in February Means for CRE

    Economy editor Dees Stribling discusses the surprisingly strong jobs growth for February and how it benefits the CRE industry, for the week ending March 4, 2016. http://internal.cpexecutive.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/EconomyWatchPodcast-3.8.16.mp3 Tags: BLS, Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction, employment gains, jobs growth, medical office space, payroll employment, retailers, U.S. economy, unemployment rate

    National 08 March 2016 18:39

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