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November Jobs Report – Another Robust Report



The November jobs report was another excellent one, indicating the addition of 211,000 jobs and the Labor Department upwardly revised its earlier estimate of job creation in September and October. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0%. This strong jobs report likely solidifies a Fed rate…

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October Jobs Report – What Happened to the Slowdown?



The October jobs report was an excellent one, showing the addition of 271,000 jobs and a 0.1% drop in the unemployment rate. Along with the strong employment numbers, we saw a super-gain in average hourly earnings. The question now is what does this mean for consumer spending, and for a Fed rate…

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