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U.S. Employment Situation – June 2014

The BLS reported this morning, Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 288,000 in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 6.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains were widespread, led by employment growth in professional … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – May 2012

Just as last month, the weak jobs report really crushed equities today. Note the destruction of construction jobs.  This is the one sector most sensitive to interest rates and should be leading the way in job creation with zero interest … Continue reading

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