the last jobs report left something to be desired. Will this week’s be more appetizing?
The U.S. unemployment rate has fallen back to pre-recession levels, but hiring hasn’t been great. The number of new jobs in August was the lowest for any month this year and was far below analysts’ expectations. So, if you need a job, it is going to be tough? Maybe not. In this week’s podcast, Mark
Over the past 4 1/2 years, 10 million jobs have been added to private sector payrolls with 4.1 million jobs going to women.
The economy added jobs at a surprisingly slower pace in August.
Though unemployment is higher, the economy keeps pumping out jobs at a good clip.
The week’s highlights will include a Fed meeting, a jobs report and a Medicare birthday.
New sign-ups for unemployment benefits drop to the lowest level in eight years.
While the Federal Reserve has given stress tests to the nation’s banks since the financial crisis, the Fed chair’s semi-annual testimony before both houses amounts to Congress’ own version of stress testing the nation’s top central banker. But in her first of two days of appearances on Capital Hill, Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s so-called Humphrey-Hawkins
This week’s employment report may provide more clarity about hiring, pay and other issues.
Independence Day week has analysts hoping the economy will start giving off some heat.