August Employment Preview: Expect +175K Private Jobs Gain

posted by Michael Lewis on September 01, 2016

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Labor markets are continuing to do well. Initial UI claims remain quite low. Otherwise disappointing regional surveys have had relatively upbeat readings on jobs and wages.


FMI’s Preview of the August Employment Report, including our reviews of the latest Weekly UI Claims & Rail Traffic results and revised 16Q2 Productivity & Labor Costs data. 

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