Data Round-Up: 14Q2 Productivity Solid But Trend Still Weak, Compensation Improving

posted by Michael Lewis on August 08, 2014

Found in US, categorized in Growth Outlook and Business Cycle

Tags: productivity labor cost wholesale inventory

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Stronger-than-expected 14Q2 productivity gain does little to change the anemic trend. Today’s report and recent Employment Cost Index indicate that compensation trends, both wages and benefits, are improving.


FMI’s analysis of today's 14Q2 Productivity and Labor Costs data and a review of June Wholesale Inventories results. 

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