Data Round-Up: NFIB, JOLTS Show Improving Labor Markets, Rising Wages

posted by Michael Lewis on August 12, 2014

Found in US, categorized in Growth Outlook and Business Cycle

Tags: small business optimism index labor turnover survey job opening

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After a long drought, small firms have begun to increase hiring. They also report paying higher wages and greater difficulty finding qualified workers -- signs of an improving, some might say tightening, labor market.


FMI’s reviews of today’s July NFIB Small Business Optimism Index and June Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey data.

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Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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