Tag: Work Force

Where Are All The October Jobs: Fabricated Expectation vs Quantitative Reality

As noted earlier, today’s payrolls report was a far stronger than expected 128K (exp. 85K), even with the negative impact of the GM strike and the unwind of census hiring, which subtracted 41,600 and 20,000 workers from the headline print. In any case, October marked the 109th straight month of U.S. job growth, the longest…

Shrinking Labor Force “is primary factor behind latest unemployment rate. – MarketWatch

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…

April Sends A Soaring 562,000 Americans Missing From Obama’s Employment Calculations: The Final Silver & Gold Showdown!

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,…