Data Round-Up: Payroll Jobs Underwhelmed in August, but Wage Trend Picking Up

posted by Michael Lewis on September 05, 2014

Found in US, categorized in Growth Outlook and Business Cycle

Tags: employment labor payroll

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Today’s jobs report was a disappointment, but only a mild one. The shortfall in payroll survey jobs growth was within one standard deviation, i.e., the reported gain was consistent statistically with the consensus estimate.


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s August Employment report.

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