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Hiring remains strong, despite anecdotal evidence of worker shortages in the transportation, manufacturing and construction industries

US job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 per cent, pointing to sustained strength in economic(...)

Ryanair dropped 1.4 per cent to €11.07 after analysts at Goodbody said the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max 8s could cost it €10 million this year.

European shares rose slightly on Wednesday as gains across most sectors offset losses among lenders, which were hit by a lack of detail in European Ce(...)

The US jobless rate was unchanged in March at 3.8%, while average hourly earnings increased 3.2%  from the prior year

The US jobs market has sprang back, alleviating some concern about a deeper downturn. Better-than-expected hiring in March and unemployment hovering (...)

US President Donald Trump gestures during a Make America Great Again rally in Great Falls, Montana. Photograph:Joshua Roberts/Reuters

US job growth increased more than expected in June as manufacturers stepped up hiring, but steady wage gains pointed to moderate inflation pressures t(...)

The New York Stock Exchange  on Friday: US stocks fell and treasuries rose as investors assessed the latest threat to the global trade order and a disappointing jobs report. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Stock markets edged downwards on Friday after US president Donald Trump’s threat to impose an extra $100 billion in tariffs on China exacerbated fears(...)

 The cyberattacks, beginning in at least 2013, pilfered more than 31 terabytes of academic data and intellectual property from 144 US universities and 176 universities in 21 other countries, the US Department of Justice said. Photograph: iStockphoto

The US on Friday announced sanctions against nine Iranians and an Iranian company for attempting to hack into hundreds of universities worldwide, incl(...)

Specialist Meric Greenbaum  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, February 2nd, 2018. The stock market closed sharply lower, extending a weeklong slide, as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 600 points. Photograph: AP Photo/Richard Drew

Worries about the impact of a tightening job market on the prospects for inflation and a surge in bond yields sent investors fleeing equities on Frida(...)

The New York Stock Exchange: Switch  jumped by almost half in its trading debut after raising $531m in an initial public offering, the third-biggest technology IPO this year in the US. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares rose for the fourth consecutive week on Friday as confidence over the region’s economic recovery outweighed worries over the Catalonia(...)

Candidates line up to apply during “Amazon Jobs Day,” which is aimed at filling more than 50,000 roles

The US economy continued to create jobs at a faster-than-expected clip, underlining the strength in the labour market. The economy added 209,000 jobs(...)

Long term in the US, this move is going to stifle rather than promote innovation. Photograph: Getty

This week delivered a double whammy for Irish people thinking of working in two popular destinations, Australia and the US.   On Tuesday, A(...)

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