All Posts Tagged: labor force

Instant Analysis: August jobs report disappoints

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Employees analyzing data in a business environment

There’s reason to look at this disappointing Labor Department report with a fair amount of skepticism.

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Instant Analysis: Employment report for April

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Young professional woman smiling at a colleague

The U.S. job market is visibly heating up and tightening up as the second quarter gets underway.

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U.S. Outlook: Jobs rebound, though problems remain

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph of declining labor force participation rate.

Better February job gains and a rapid decline in initial jobless claim so far for March gives a new hope and healthy boost to the recovering U.S. economy, though several labor market indicators remain weak.

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Instant Analysis: November jobs report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

The government’s November report on U.S. employment is solid, any way you slice it. And the larger-than-expected drop in the unemployment rate may be the biggest surprise of all.

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