Walmart corporate layoffs add to signs of slowing job market

Walmart corporate layoffs add to signs of slowing job market

This post was originally published on this siteWalmart, a bellwether for the U.S. labor market, is laying off about 200 corporate employees, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Diverging Jobs Data Raise Questions About Labor Market Health

Diverging Jobs Data Raise Questions About Labor Market Health

This post was originally published on this sitePayroll growth is strong but household data and other indicators are weakening, a divergence that raises questions about the labor market’s overall strength as more signs point to a slowing economy.

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Consumers Are Losers in a Booming Industrial Economy

Consumers Are Losers in a Booming Industrial Economy

This post was originally published on this siteManufacturing and construction are still going strong, and while that lowers the chances for a recession, it means higher prices will continue for most basic goods.

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Job Market Appears Healthy Despite Omicron Headwinds

Job Market Appears Healthy Despite Omicron Headwinds

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate new jobless claims fell last week, signaling fewer layoffs.

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