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U.S. Employment Situation – August 2013

The BLS reported this morning: Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 169,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in retail trade and health care … Continue reading

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Cue Nonfarm Payrolls

Reuters Poll = 93K average Range = 25K (BNP) – 145K (Nomura) (click here if video is not observable)

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U.S. Employment Situation – July 2012

The jobs report was better than expected.  Construction jobs, which we have been monitoring, are still lagging, especially among specialty trade contractors, losing 12K jobs this month. Education and healthcare jobs rebounded to 38k up from last month’s lower than … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – April 2012

The weak jobs report has crushed equities this morning. Here’s the BLS take, Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 115,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 8.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment … Continue reading

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