Companies added more workers in the US in May, expanding payrolls by the most in three months, according to this morning’s employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US continued to rebound in May, posting the strongest gain for the major asset classes last month.
US allies respond to Trump’s trade tariffs: Reuters
N. Korean leader meets with Russia’s foreign minister: AP
Italy’s populist parties receive OK to form government: NY Times
China PMI: modest manufacturing growth continued in May: MarketWatch
US Chamber of Commerce: US trade policy threatens 2.6 million jobs: CNN Money
US consumer spending accelerated to 5-month high in April: Reuters
Jobless claims in US remain low, slipping to 221,000: MarketWatch
US job cuts fell 4.8% in May from year ago: Challenger Gray & Christmas
US pending home sales fell in Apr, extend annual slide to fourth month: Builder
Annual smartphone growth was flat in 2017: Kleiner Perkins