Friday, January 22, 2016

US Labor Department December Report

Post-Recession Unemployment has improved dramatically from a high of 10%, to the current 5.0%, with the US Economy adding 292K Jobs in December. Employment, as measured by Labor Participation, is down from a Recession high of 66.2%, to the current 62.6%, suggesting most of the improvement in Unemployment is the result of people leaving the Labor Force, but it is finally trending up in Q4:

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