The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 292,000 jobs, 275,000 in the private sector. Read More
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Unemployment Not Quite Flat in November
Today’s headline unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.0% as reported today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. If we look in closer, decimal detail (as we did last month – “Rounding Unemployment“) we see that instead of a 0.1% drop in October and no change in November we have, really, a no-change situation for September… Read more » Read More
San Francisco CPI-U 2.6% v. U.S. 0.2%
New Regional CPI data-set available. Read More
Retail Sales Rounding Doubles Growth
Rounding caused a 0.05% gain to become a 0.1% one. August and September revised down. Read More
Job Openings at 3.7% (up 0.1% ), Hiring at 3.5% (down 0.1% ).
The number of job openings was little changed at 5.5 million on the last business day of September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today Read More
Unemployment Rate fell in October to 5%.
The Labor Force Participation rate remained unchanged October at 62.4%.
The Employment/Population Ratio rose to 59.3% from 59.2%. Read More
Payrolls Survey: Jobs Growth of 271,000 in October
The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ October Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 271,000 jobs, 268,000 in the private sector. Read More