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May Jobs Report – Strong Job Growth



The May jobs report came out on Friday, June 5, 2015. The report showed strong job growth, adding 280,000 jobs in May. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.5% because the labor force participation rate increased, so the increase in unemployment was for the right reason. Here are my thoughts on the…

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April Jobs Report – A Rebound in Job Growth



The April jobs report came out on Friday, May 8, 2015. The report showed a rebound in hiring momentum, adding 223,000 jobs in April. This follows a disappointing March, which marked the weakest month of payroll employment since July 2012. The April civilian unemployment rate dropped from 5.5% to…

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