April 24, 2018

The US economy created 103,000 jobs in March; Unemployment rate remains at 4.1 percent.

President Trump has focused heavily on tariffs, which worries some employers. (AP Photo / Susan Walsh) The US economy created 103,000 jobs in March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. The unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent and wage growth rose slightly by 2.7 percent from March 2017. There is now a job […]

By the Way, Black Unemployment Just Hit the Lowest Level Ever Recorded.

The final official jobs report of 2017 was released today, and it mostly contained positive news.  CNN’s article about its findings mentions both the progress made in December, and also across the entire calendar year.  Most of the crucial data trends have been pointing in the right direction, and the cumulative job growth is nothing […]

Black unemployment rate falls to record low.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 6.8 percent unemployment rate for black workers in December, the lowest in the 45 years the data has been tracked. Unemployment overall was 4.1 percent. Unemployment among black workers is at its lowest since at least the early 1970s, when the government began tracking the data. The black unemployment […]

Trump Jobs Numbers Out: Unemployment at 17 year Low, 2.2 Million New Jobs Since Election, More Americans Working than Ever!

President Trump’s Economy is Simply “On Fire”. Job numbers released today through the end of November show an increase of 2.2 million jobs since last years election and an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent. After the same period under Obama, (4.8) million jobs were lost and unemployment skyrocketed to 9.9 percent! President Trump’s economic results could […]

President Trump’s Economy: Unemployment at 17 year Low, 1.4 Million New Jobs, More Americans Working than Ever Before

The mainstream media won’t tell you but the economy is simply “On Fire”. Job numbers released this week through the end of October show an increase of 1.4 million jobs and an unemployment rate of 4.1%.  After same period under Obama, (4.8) million jobs were lost and unemployment skyrocketed to 10%! The main stream media (MSM) and Democrat Party […]

Fun with numbers: The real story behind the unemployment report

On the surface, the January jobs numbers appear to be “not bad.” There were 151,000 jobs created and the official unemployment rate dropped below 5%. But the story inside the numbers is really, really awful. The Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates job creation and loss using two different measurements; the Current Population Survey, and “Establishment” data […]

Unemployment Rate Reported at 5 Percent — but Here’s the Other Key Number Left Out of Many Reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring roared back in October after two weak months, with employers adding a robust 271,000 jobs, the most since December. The unemployment rate dipped to a fresh seven-year low of 5 percent. The burst of hiring across a range of industries came as companies shrugged off slower overseas growth and a […]

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