October Employment Preview: Hurricane Payback Should Help Bring +225K Private Jobs Gain

posted by Michael Lewis on November 01, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Macro

Tags: employment labor market

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Hurricane payback. Hurricane Florence struck during the September jobs survey week. State-level data indicate that the storm reduced payroll employment in the Carolinas by about -50K jobs.


FMI’s Preview of Friday’s October Employment report including our review of 18Q3 Productivity & Labor Costs and the latest Weekly Initial UI Claims & Rail Traffic data. 

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