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March Jobs Report Beat Expectations



The March jobs report came out on Friday, April 1, 2016. The report showed that 215,000 jobs were added in March, beating expectations of 205,000. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.0% but that appears to be a positive indication due to the increase in the labor participation rate, which edged up…

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February Jobs Report – Job Growth Strengthens



The February jobs report came out on Friday, March 4, 2016. The report showed that 242,000 jobs were added in February, beating expectations of 190,000. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9%. The low spot in the report came in average hourly earnings and average hours worked. Here are my…

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