February growth was revised but not significantly, to a gain of 0.1% . Read More
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What’s in the Silicon Valley refrigerator?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statisitcs Consumer Price Indexes, over the past twelve months the cost of food consumed at home has risen by 1.5% in the San Francisco Bay Area (which includes San Francisco and San Jose). Meanwhile in Los Angeles the same price index has fallen by 0.5%. Nationally, the U.S. City… Read more » Read More
Payrolls Survey: Jobs Growth of 287,000 in June
The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 287,000 jobs, 265,000 in the private sector. Read More
Unemployment Rate rose in June to 4.9%.
The Labor Force Participation rate rose to 62.7% from 62.6%.
The Employment/Population Ratio fell to 59.6% from 59.7%. Read More
Unemployment Rate fell in May to 4.7%.
The Labor Force Participation rate fell to 62.6% from 62.8%.
The Employment/Population Ratio remained unchanged at 59.7%. Read More
Payrolls Survey: Jobs below last month’s published number
The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 38,000 jobs, 25,000 in the private sector. Read More
SF / Philadelphia CPI Differences
The headline, CPI “U.S. City Average” inflation rate published today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics up, at 0.7%. Prices actually fell in December (on a seasonally adjusted basis) but December 2014’s much larger fall, fell out of the year-to-year rate, resulting in that increase to 0.7%. At the local level. San Francisco’s CPI… Read more » Read More