May 5 2014

Latest jobs report 288,000 jobs added

The latest jobs report showed a relatively healthy month for April 2014.  288,000 jobs were added and the jobs were being added across various industries.  This report came in higher than most economists were predicting.  However, even with this boost the trajectory of added jobs is still very low compared to other recoveries.  One month […]

Apr 3 2014

Lowest paying jobs in America. Top 20 lowest paying jobs

There is a growing disconnect in the country between the working class and those in more professional careers.  Part of this is coming from massive globalization that is extracting lower wages for the vast portion of our nation.  The market craves lower costs and higher profits and the two don’t typically align with keeping things […]

Apr 6 2012

Jobs report weaker than expected – Unemployment rate falls largely because 160,000 leave labor force.

The headline unemployment rate fell today but largely due to more than 160,000 people dropping out of the labor force.  Headline jobs gained were 120,000 well below what the market was expecting.  It is likely to be good news that the market was going on a holiday break.  Employment is the backbone of any economy […]

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