A data chart image of Nevada retail trade employment more than doubles since April 1990

Nevada retail trade employment more than doubles since April 1990

May 25, 2018

From April 1990 to April 2018, retail trade employment in Nevada more than doubled, from 66,500 to 146,200. Over that period, retail trade employment nearly doubled in Utah, from 88,100 to 174,100. Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, and Washington also experienced increases in retail trade employment that were greater than 50 percent.

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May 24, 2018

A data chart image of 77.6 percent of 2017 bachelor's degree recipients were employed in October 2017

77.6 percent of 2017 bachelor's degree recipients were employed in October 2017

There were 2.0 million people ages 20 to 29 who earned college degrees between January and October 2017. About 1.2 million of these recent degree recipients earned a bachelor's degree, 442,000 earned an advanced degree, and 378,000 earned an associate degree. Among recent bachelor's degree recipients, 77.6 percent were employed in October 2017.

May 23, 2018

A data chart image of Prices for U.S. exports up 3.8 percent over year ended April 2018

Prices for U.S. exports up 3.8 percent over year ended April 2018

The price index for U.S. exports increased 3.8 percent over the year ended April 2018, the largest 12-month increase since November 2011. Prices for transportation equipment exports, which account for 18.1 percent of U.S. exports, increased 1.6 percent over the past year.

May 22, 2018

A data chart image of Real average hourly earnings up 0.2 percent for all private employees from April 2017 to April 2018

Real average hourly earnings up 0.2 percent for all private employees from April 2017 to April 2018

Real average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls increased 0.2 percent from April 2017 to April 2018. The increase in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek, resulted in a 0.4-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over the year.

May 21, 2018

A data chart image of Producer Price Index for final demand energy up 9.0 percent for the year ended April 2018

Producer Price Index for final demand energy up 9.0 percent for the year ended April 2018

For the 12 months ended April 2018, the Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.6 percent. The index for final demand less foods, energy, and trade services advanced 2.5 percent over the past year. The index for energy went up 9.0 percent.

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