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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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Strong September Jobs, Weak Wage Growth – September Jobs Report (Video)



The September jobs report came out on Friday, October 3, 2014. The jobs numbers were decent and the unemployment rate dropped below 6% for the first time since the summer of 2008. One of the only negatives in the report was flat wage growth numbers. Here are my thoughts on the report and our…

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