Data Round-Up: August Jobs Data OK But September Rate Hike Likely Off the Table

posted by Michael Lewis on September 02, 2016

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August jobs results were healthy but not certainly hearty. Labor markets are fine, but they are providing no urgency for the FOMC to act (in any direction).


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s August Employment and July International Trade reports, and August Vehicle Sales results, plus notes on the July Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories and Orders report.

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