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Jobless Claims Hit More Than 44-Year Low

By Thomson/Reuters – Re-Blogged From Newsmax

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level in more than 44 years last week, pointing to a rebound in job growth after a hurricane-related decline in employment in September. 410 more words

GDP & Employment

Labor Supply, How Much More?

Right now we know the labor market is tight. Help Wanted signs and media reports of businesses saying they can’t find enough workers are a daily occurrence. 965 more words

Oregon

Alternative Unemployment Measurement

By John Williams – Re-Blogged From http://www.ShadowStats.com

Counting All Discouraged/Displaced Workers, May 2016 Unemployment Rose to About 23.0%. Discussed frequently in the regular ShadowStats Commentaries on monthly unemployment conditions, what removes headline-unemployment reporting from common experience and broad, underlying economic reality, simply is definitional. 2,381 more words

GDP & Employment

Jamie Dimon: School Dropout Rates Are 'National Catastrophe'

By R Williams – Re-Blogged From Newsmax

Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., said America faces a “national catastrophe” from a failing educational system with high dropout rates and young people who aren’t prepared to enter the work force. 448 more words

GDP & Employment

Aussie labour market still underperforming – March 2017

Overall, the Australian labour market is still underperforming. Employment growth has fallen below the peaks of 2014 and 2015 and is still well below recent growth benchmarks.   1,692 more words

Employment Trends In Australia

The Great Western Economic Depression

By Jeff Nielson – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

Western economies are “recovering”. How do we know this? We are told this, over and over and over again by our governments. 1,509 more words

GDP & Employment

Is Stagflation Stalking?

By Gordon T Long – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

It is important to anticipate whether Stagflation is stalking because the yield curve will start pricing it in which will place equity yields, earnings and PE growth multiples at risk. 1,285 more words

GDP & Employment