Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 173,000 in August, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.1%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care and social assistance and in financial activities.
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 126,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.5%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in professional and business services, health care, and retail trade, while mining lost jobs.
RCM Alternatives, announced it has entered into an agreement to join forces with Attain Capital Management; acquiring its fund offerings, education, research and database assets while bringing its talented principals and employees under the RCM umbrella. The transaction is expected to close in the first week of March.