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Even at Full Employment, Expansion Has a Good Ways to Go

FMI’s commentary on the implications of the convergence of the falling unemployment rate and rising inflation rate.

Age Mix of the Workforce Is Not Holding Down Wages

FMI’s commentary on the effects on demographics shifts in employment on average wages.

Three Questions Raised by the June Employment Report

FMI’s commentary on three questions raised by the June employment report.

Labor Markets Are Now Clearly Back to 'Normal'

FMI’s chart-based commentary on unemployment.

Solid May Jobs & Wage Gains Increase Odds for Rate Hike Later this Summer

FMI’s analysis of this morning’s May Employment report.

February Employment Preview: Expect +225K Private Payroll Jobs

FMI’s Preview of February Employment including a review of today’s Revised 14Q4 Productivity and Labor Costs results and the latest Weekly Initial UI Claims data.

Jobless Rate Drop Was Legitimate in 2014, Will Continue in 2015

FMI’s commentary on the improvement in unemployment in 2014 and likely course in 2015

Unemployment, By Any Measure, Keeps Getting Better

FMI’s commentary on the various measures of unemployment for September.