4.6% , Q3 +3.9% , Q4 +4.xx% [ due on Tuesday ]. The average job gains were +241,000/mo and the unemployment rate fell to 5.8%. The SP500 was at a nominal all-time high of 2075.37 on Dec 5; the all-time inflation adjusted
continue to fuel growth in the U.S., as housing, autos and other consumer spending will remain strong. The U.S. unemployment rate will continue to fall in 2014, likely finishing the year below 6.5%. We expect GDP growth in the U.S. to hover
Dec 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. labor market may have more slack than the rapid decline in the unemployment rate suggests, according to a study published Friday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago,...
000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at a six-year ..... need for Fed tightening. The unemployment rate remained flat at 5.8% (after ..... participation rate, driving the unemployment rate down the past several years
(Reuters) - U.S. economic growth is expected to pick up next year, driving down the unemployment rate , but inflation is seen slowing slightly, according a survey published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
expected to report that non-farm payrolls increased 230,000 in November after rising 214,000 in October. The unemployment rate is forecast to remain at a six-year low of 5.8 percent, with wages rising a tepid 0.2 percent. Also,
issue. Our analysis of the relationship between the unemployment rate and wage growth (our take on the traditional Phillips ..... should be an inflection point for wages when the unemployment rate crosses a threshold of 6.5%. Coincidentally
positive economic news, such as decent US gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter, a drop in the unemployment rate , strong corporate earnings results and an expectation the Federal Reserve (Fed) will not likely raise interest
world’s second largest after the U.S. Unemployment across the region rose by 60,000 last month, keeping the unemployment rate at 11.5%, according to the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat. Consumer spending fell in France
productivity on Wednesday; job-cut announcement, weekly jobless claims on Thursday; jobs report [est +225,000 ], unemployment rate [est 5.7-5.8%], international trade deficit, factory orders, consumer credit on Friday. See consensus