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JOLTS – March 2016

By |2016-05-10T10:36:17-04:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: Lagging|Tags: |

The JOLTS report offers upbeat news on the economy with job openings jumping to 5.757 million in March from February's upwardly revised 5.608 million, boosting the job openings rate 1 tenth to 3.9 percent. And employers may be having trouble [...]

JOLTS – February 2016

By |2016-04-12T14:08:29-04:00April 12th, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: |

Labor participation has been on a sharp rise but job openings in the JOLTS report are down in the February report, to 5.445 million from January's revised 5.604 million. The job openings rate slipped 1 tenth to 3.7 percent. But [...]

JOLTS – January 2016

By |2016-03-22T17:02:44-04:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: |

In a mixed report, job openings surged in January to 5.541 million from, however, a sharply downward revised 5.281 million in December (5.607 million initially reported). The quits rate, which jumped in December, fell back a sharp 2 tenths to [...]

JOLTS – November 2015

By |2016-01-12T14:47:51-04:00January 12th, 2016|Categories: Lagging|Tags: |

Job openings are holding steady in November, at 5.431 million vs a revised 5.349 million in October. Openings peaked back in July at 5.668 million and have since flattened. Hirings, though solid at 5.197 million, have also flattened as have [...]

JOLTS – October 2015

By |2015-12-08T15:38:59-04:00December 8th, 2015|Categories: Lagging|Tags: |

The number of job openings was little changed at 5.4 million on the last business day of October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires and separations were little changed at 5.1 million and 4.9 million, respectively. As [...]

JOLTS – September 2015

By |2015-11-15T22:31:33-04:00November 15th, 2015|Categories: Lagging|Tags: |

In a positive sign for labor demand, job openings in the JOLTS report popped back up in September, to 5.526 million from a revised 5.377 million in August. Openings peaked in July at a recovery best 5.668 million. High job [...]