The nation’s unemployment rate sank in April to the lowest rate since December 1969, but the milestone comes with a big caveat: The decline stemmed from more people quitting their search for work. The jobless rate slipped to 3.6% last month from 3.8% in March, continuing a long downward arc from a 27-year high of… Continue reading Shrinking Labor Force “is primary factor behind latest unemployment rate. – MarketWatch
In addition to the poor headline Establishment survey print which rose only 160,000 in April, coupled with a deplorable Household survey employment number which plunged by 316,000 for the month and below levels seen in February, an even more concerning development was the resumption in the deteriorating trend in the US labor force participation rate,… Continue reading April Sends A Soaring 562,000 Americans Missing From Obama’s Employment Calculations: The Final Silver & Gold Showdown!
Hours ago, it was revealed that Deutsche Bank is set to fire some 23,000 people or around a quarter of its workforce. The move comes as new CEO John Cryan works to cut costs and boost profitability after the bank’s co-CEOs Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen were shown the door as investors became impatient with… Continue reading Under The Bus: E.U. Bank Pink Slips 10,000, Hewlett Packard 30,000, Deutsche Bank 23,000.