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December Jobs Report – Strong Job Growth, Weak Wage Growth (Video)



The December jobs report came out on Friday, January 9, 2015. The report showed that job growth in the United States remains solid, but that wage growth is still lacking. The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that 252,000 jobs were added in December, but that average…

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October Jobs Report – Unemployment Rate Drops for the Right Reason (Video)



The October jobs report came out on Friday, November 7, 2014. The report indicated continued job growth but slow wage growth. The U.S. economy added 214,000 jobs in October, slightly less than expected, but the trend remains robust. Here are some of my thoughts on the release and our expectations…

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