Economy

Gas Prices Up Locally

December 30, 2019 By News Staff 0

JAMESTOWN – Gas prices in Jamestown are on the rise. AAA of Western and Central New York reports that the price for a regular gallon of gasoline has gone up three cents in the last […]

Business

Economy Added 136,000 Jobs In September

October 6, 2019 By News Staff 1

WASHINGTON – American hiring is still strong amid signs the global economy is slowing. The United States added 136,000 jobs in September. The unemployment rate was at 3.5 percent. That’s nearly a 50-year low. The […]

Economy

U.S. Economy Added 130,000 Jobs In August

September 8, 2019 By News Staff 0

WASHINGTON – The United State’s job market is looking strong. Employers added 130-thousand jobs in August. Wages are also up 3.2 percent. Unemployment stayed the same at 3.7 percent. For 107 months straight, the economy […]

Business

US Economy Adds 263,000 Jobs In April

May 3, 2019 By News Staff 2

WASHINGTON – The unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent last month and 263-thousand jobs were added, according to new numbers released this week. That’s the lowest number since December of 1969, almost 50 years ago. […]