Archive for October 22nd, 2013

Deeper Analysis

U.S. Labor Market Still Not Firing on All Cylinders

October 22, 2013

After expanding by 208K per month between September 2012 and March 2013, non-farm payroll job growth slowed to 182K per month in the second quarter and 143K per month during the summer quadrant of the year.  Since the economic recovery began in mid-2009, there hasn’t been a decent summer yet from a labor market perspective.  […] More

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Belated U.S. Jobs Day

October 22, 2013

The U.S. Labor Department’s September jobs report, due initially on October 4, arrives today at 12:30 GMT. Analysts look for an unchanged 7.3% unemployment rate and employment growth of around 180K.  Whisper numbers on non-farm payrolls are above the analysts consensus. Market movement has been muted ahead of the jobs report and because of a […] More