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Monthly Archives: May 2024

US PCE inflation holds at 2.7% in April as market expected

US PCE inflation held at 2.7% YoY in April 2024 while core inflation maintained its pace at 2.8% for the third months,

How to make US inflation chart by pulling data from BLS API with Python

An important question is how do we get the series IDs for the data you need. The short answer is through BLS's Data Finder

US core CPI rises 3.6% as expected

US CPI rose 3.35% in the year to April, as expected by analysts. Meanwhile, core CPI, which strips out prices of food and energy, increased 3.61%, also as market expected.

US April Jobs Report – Unemployment rate rises back to 3.9% as Nonfarm Payroll increase lower than expected

Nonfarm payroll increased 175,000 in April, a significant reduction from 315,000 in March and fell short of the market expectation of 243,000. Meanwhile, US unemployment rebounded to 3.9%

US labor market cools down further with job openings, hires, quits all drop in March

The March US job opening and labor turnover (JOLT) report shows that job opening rate, hire rate and quit rate all dropped marginally in March, showing further cool down in the US labor market.

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