Though unemployment fell again, the latest jobs report leaves a lot to be desired.
The jobs report is the week’s star attraction, with a Harry Potter anniversary in a supporting role.
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.
Labor Day week brings an update on the labor market and a Fed meeting stage-setter.
Fed Chair Yellen discusses weakness remaining in the job market and how it affects interest rates.
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.
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.