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U.S. economy created 228,000 jobs in November 2017

The Labor Department reported that there were 228,000 jobs created in the U.S. economy in November.   This was above the consensus expectation of 200,000 jobs.  This marked the 86th consecutive month of positive job gains for the U.S. economy.  Revisions were minimal, adding 3,000 jobs to the prior two months. Health care added 30,000 jobs […]

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U.S. economy created 261,000 jobs in October 2017.

The Labor Department reported that there were 261,000 jobs created in the U.S. economy in October.   This was below the consensus expectation of 310,000 jobs.  The smaller than expected October increase may have reflected upward revisions to the September employment estimates which showed that the effects of the hurricanes were less than initially reported.  Indeed, […]

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U.S. economy generated 156,000 jobs in August 2017.

Analysts, operators and capital providers often pay close attention to the employment data release issued by the Labor Department on the first Friday of the month.  This report provides near-real time information about the state of the economy and the U.S. labor market.  And with labor representing up to 60% of a typical operator’s expense […]

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U.S. economy generated 209,000 jobs in July 2017

The Labor Department reported on Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased by a seasonally-adjusted 209,000 positions in July, above the consensus 180,000 estimate. This followed gains of 231,000 in June, originally reported as 222,000, and 145,000 in May, originally reported as 152,000. Monthly revisions result from additional reports received from businesses since the last published estimates […]

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