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  1. Our Bogus Jobless Rate

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    Mon, 20 Apr 2015

    biggest problem. The official unemployment rate is a sham. To get a more accurate ..... Labor Statistics is that the unemployment rate has been cut nearly in half ..... economists look past the ‘main’ unemployment rate to a different figure the Bureau of Labor

  2. EUR/AUD: Aussie Hits 2-Yr Record on Buoyant Labor Data

    Commentary

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    such a strong number," CitiFX global head of forex strategies S teven Englande noticed. Moreover, Australia's unemployment rate fell to 6.1% last month, from a revised 6.2% in February, the Australian Bureau of Statistics' data revealed

  3. A Rate Hike in 2015?

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    Wed, 15 Apr 2015

    to accelerating inflation. Her view that the labor market has improved is not especially controversial, as the unemployment rate is now near estimates of normal (Exhibit 3). There is considerably more uncertainty about the link between the labor market and inflation

  4. Gimme Shelter: The U.S. Dollar Trade and its Risks

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    Wed, 15 Apr 2015

    higher interest rates, the current overvaluation might prove unsustainable in the medium term. The official U.S. unemployment rate is, at 5.5%, about 25–50 bps above its estimated equilibrium level, while core inflation is not far from

  5. Not-So-Great Expectations: Why Real Interest Rates Won’t Soar

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    Wed, 15 Apr 2015

    numbers show the U.S. Civilian Unemployment Rate declining from a reported high of ..... shows, most of the drop in the unemployment rate can be attributed to people leaving ..... its 2008 level, today’s unemployment rate would sit at 10.4%! This

  6. Here Be Dragons?

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    Wed, 15 Apr 2015

    recovery in the U.S. has held relatively steady, the unemployment rate has continued to fall as new jobs have been created ..... still in a period of slow but steady growth. The unemployment rate has resumed its decline and is now at 5.5%, down

  7. Fed's Bullard says economic boom to send jobless rate to 4 pct range

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    Wed, 15 Apr 2015

    WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is expected to see a boom that will send the unemployment rate into the 4 percent range, a top Federal Reserve official said on Wednesday.

  8. Currency snapshot (major pairs)

    Commentary

    Sun, 12 Apr 2015

    Resistance - Long term - 1.174, Medium term - 1.025-1.02, Short term - 0.997 Economic release today - Unemployment rate stayed at same level, 3.2% in March. Commentary - Bulls have taken over the pair, amid stronger dollar, however

  9. Job Prospects Pick Up for (Some) College Grads

    Video Reports

    Sat, 11 Apr 2015

    won't make much. And the classic among those is education--that is, people who are education majors. Their unemployment rate is relatively low. Their job prospects are relatively good and improving, in part, because the American teacher

    Unemployment Rate found at 4:27

    classic among those is education--that is, people who are education majors. Their unemployment rate is relatively low. Their job prospects are relatively good and improving, in part, because the American teacher workforce is retiring very fast
  10. Tuttle Tactical Management Weekly Market Notes

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    revisions for the previous two months at -69k. The unemployment rate held steady but only with the help of a falling labor participation rate. Labor Force Participation vs. Unemployment rate (%) Equity estimate revisions have been to the downside for months

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