Category Archives: Employment

Deconstructing The U.S. Jobs Market

Summary We compare the first 15 payroll reports of the Trump administration to the last 15 of the Obama administration As of the end of April 2018, the Trump economy has generated 2.7 million jobs versus 3.1 million in Obama’s … Continue reading

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Employment Data In Charts: Markets All Lathered Up

The punk employment data makes us think the economy is running out of labor.   Very similar to the dynamics in the housing market. The markets are lathered up about the annual moderate average hourly earnings growth of 2.6 percent.  The … Continue reading

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Hardest Working Countries – Statista

Interesting stuff from Statista.  Should blow away the priors of the hoi polloi, especially in the EU. Across the globe, people are firmly back in the working groove after all the fun, relaxation and overindulgence of the holiday season. This … Continue reading

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Immigration: 27% of U.S. Doctors Foreign Born

The shortage of GPs [doctors] in England has been caused by multiple factors, including doctors leaving the profession early because of an increasing workload linked to a rising population. The shortage predates Britain’s vote last year to leave the EU, … Continue reading

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U.S. Job Creation & Wages Over Past 7 1/2 Years

On the eve of nonfarm payrolls here is a nice data dump that gives a good roadmap of what and how many jobs have been created since 2010.   We’ll layout just the data with some bullet points and let … Continue reading

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COTD: World’s Largest Employers

Source: Business Insider

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COTD: U.S. Job Killers, You Decide

. (COTD = Chart of the Day)

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Fretful Friday | Authers’ Note – FT

John Authers reports on an anxious market reaction to some surprising US unemployment data. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not available)  

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Payroll Friday – FT

John Authers explains why surprising US employment data have left the market pricing a rate rise next month as a virtual certainty. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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Bad payrolls equal weaker dollar? – FT

John Authers on disappointing unemployment data in the US, and a volatile market reaction. Filmed by John Authers. Edited by Paolo Pascual. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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