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Employment: No Surpises Except for Compensation

by Lee Adler, The Wall Street Examiner The pundits and the market were surprised by Friday’s “stronger than expected” jobs data. We were not, but it was just dumb luck as I explain below. Here’s the calculation from my original analysis. … Continue reading

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Employment: Has Been Improving but Outlook Weakening

by Lee Adler, The Wall Street Examiner While the mainstream media was reporting that jobless claims were steady last week, the real picture was more nuanced. The media reports only the seasonally smoothed number, which can obscure what’s really going … Continue reading

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