Tag Archives: Nonfarm employment

Political Economy Of The July Employment Report

It is 94 days and 10 hours until the November 6th midterm election, which will determine the fate of the Trump presidency.  All things are now political, including, and, most notable, today’s nonfarm payrolls report. We did an in-depth analysis … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Recoveries

The Global Macro Monitor is running a series of charts this week analyzing the current jobs recovery. Today we have a couple of background charts looking at the change in monthly nonfarm payroll employment from January 1999 to the most … Continue reading

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Betting on a Jobs Recovery, Christie, and Brown….

Like others, we can’t help but notice the massive outperformance of small caps in 2010, with the Russell 2000 doubling the performance of the S&P500. The Russell was up over 25 percent in 2010.  Isn’t this only supposed to happen … Continue reading

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