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September Jobs Report – Steady in September

The Department of Labor reported today that 156,000 jobs were added in September, providing support to the idea that the U.S. economy is in a mild upturn. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.0%, which is actually a positive since more people returned to the job market. Here are my thoughts on the…

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August Jobs Report – Lower but Still Positive

As we return from the Labor Day holiday in the United States, we find that there is not much labor-related to celebrate from the August payroll report. The August report came out on Friday, September 2, 2016, the report showed a slowdown in growth from the previous two months. The Department of…

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