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Higher Than Expected Jobs, Give Yellen Green Light To Hike Rates

While the strong jobs number is strong enough to give Yellen a green light for a September rate hike (or even June), what is most notable is the jump in average hourly earnings, which rose by 0.3%, above the 0.2% expected, & well above the 0.1% in April, suggesting the slack in the labor force is indeed evaporating.

4 Million Fewer Jobs: How The BLS Massively Overestimated US Job Creation

When it comes to the all-important monthly payrolls number which sets the tone for risk over the next month, one of the biggest variables in the BLS’ “estimate” (because all jobs numbers are that: statistical estimates) of US jobs is the monthly birth-death adjustment. Here is how the BLS explains this adjustment.

Real Unemployment Rate: In 20% Of American Families, EVERYONE Is Unemployed

According to shocking new numbers that were just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20% of American families do not have a single person that is working. So when someone (especially the Fed) tries to tell you that the unemployment rate in the United States is about 7%, you should just laugh.

Look At These 17 Facts Before You Believe The US Economy Is Just Fine

No, the economy is most definitely not “recovering”. Despite what you may hear from the politicians and from the mainstream media, the truth is that the U.S. economy is in far worse shape than it was prior to the last recession. This current bubble of false stability will soon burst, and then the real pain will begin.

Employment Is A Reflection Of Economic Activity And Growth

With the system of measuring employment being overly complicated & subject to a wide degree of interpretation & manipulation, it is not surprising that the monthly reports draw such emotional arguments. In reality what we all want to know is whether employment is getting better or worse?

Is Inflation Understated? - The Way The Politicians Wanted It

By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. By this method they not only confiscate, but they confiscate arbitrarily – While the process impoverishes many, it actually enriches some.

It's Not Too Late To Change Our Future, But Eventually It Will Be

The long term implications of these secular shifts are crucially important to the future of everything from investing, to living and the future of our economy. It is not too late to change our future, but it eventually will be if we do not begin to make changes soon.

Employment Data Faked For Political Gain

Despite the many possibilities that surround the impact of falsifying the data for political purposes, the reality is that real employment relative to the working age population still remains near historically low levels.

Is The U.S. Unemployment About To Spike Higher?

As per the latest weekly Gallup Survey, Unemployment has surged from its April lows of 7.3% to 8.9%, which certainly doesn’t bode well for continued increases in the upcoming BLS employment reports

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