Employment rate

Definition:

The percentage of the labor force that is employed. The employment rate is one of the economic indicators that economists examine to help understand the state of the economy. See also: Unemployment rate.

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In Eurocurrencies, a contract under which a deposit of fixed maturity is agreed to at a fixed price for future delivery.

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