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Trump v. Obama Jobs Market – Midterm Review

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its final jobs report before the midterm election on Tuesday. The pre-midterm final verdict is in. The Obama economy created 423k more total non farm payroll jobs and 194k more private sector jobs … Continue reading

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Really, How Was That Employment Report?

Summary Friday’s payroll numbers were very good, slightly above the trend increase over the past 92 months, but does not live up to the hype Job creation during President Trump’s first 16 payroll reports is almost 500k lower than under … 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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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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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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U.S. Employment Situation – May 2015

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 280,000 in May, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – April 2015

The BLS reported this morning: Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – March 2015

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 126,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in professional and business … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – December 2014

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 252,000 in December, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, construction, food … Continue reading

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