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June Jobs Report – Positive Job Growth with Weak Details



Due to the holiday, the June jobs report came out on Thursday, July 2, 2015. The report showed decent job growth, adding 223,000 jobs in June, but there were some signs of weakness. The unemployment rate ticked down to 5.3% because the labor force participation rate decreased and average hourly…

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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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