◀ The Principal Blog

Posts tagged ‘jobs’

September Jobs Report – Breaking Down the Disappointing Report

The September jobs report was disappointing with only 142,000 jobs created and downward revisions to the August report. In addition to the weak payroll numbers, wages were flat and the labor force participation rate fell. The question is what is behind this report and what it will mean to the Fed…

Read more

August Jobs Report – Will it be Enough?

The August jobs report showed another month of positive job growth, adding 173,000 jobs, but that number was below the 220,000 expected. The unemployment rate fell to 5.1% and the labor force participation rate remained at 62.6%. The question is whether or not this report will be enough for the…

Read more