All Posts Tagged: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Instant Analysis: Employment report for June

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Attendees at a conference in front of large glass windows, the sun in the background.

Nothing in this report dissuades me that labor market progress continues — just not as fast as we would all like to see as the second quarter comes to a close. 

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U.S. Outlook: Fragile or not fragile? That is the question

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing upward trend in small business optimism

A mosaic of strong and sluggish economic indicators raises the question: Is the recovery fragile or not?

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Instant Analysis: U.S. employment report for July

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Young professional woman smiling at a colleague

The job number for July was not as strong as one would expect given the sharp drop in initial jobless claims on the month.

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