U.S. employment growth

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

When Enough is Not Good Enough

March 22, 2012

After celebrating last week, investors are seeking cover in this one.  The catalyst has been various soft data not confined to one region of the world. It is normal and not the exception for economic data to wax and wane, so a batch of softer numbers in earlier decades would have probably been taken in […] More