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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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U.S. Employment Situation – November 2014

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 321,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains were widespread, led by growth in professional … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – October 2014

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 214,000 in October, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in food services and drinking places, retail … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – August 2014

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1 percent, the US. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services … Continue reading

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