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Employment Report – December 2015

By |2016-01-12T14:35:14-04:00January 12th, 2016|Categories: Lagging|Tags: |

The labor market is stronger than most assessments with December results well outside top-end estimates and big upward revisions underscoring the strength of prior months. Nonfarm payrolls jumped 292,000 in December which is 92,000 above the consensus. The gain importantly [...]

Employment Situation – October 2015

By |2015-11-15T22:43:36-04:00November 15th, 2015|Categories: Leading|Tags: |

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 271,000 in October, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, retail trade, food [...]

Employment Report – February 2015

By |2015-03-10T21:53:23-04:00March 10th, 2015|Categories: Lagging|Tags: , |

Payroll jobs increased 295,000 in February after healthy increases of 239,000 in January and 329,000 in December. January and December were revised down a net 18,000. Market expectations for February were for a 230,000 increase. The unemployment rate dipped to [...]