Again a Good BLS Jobs Situation in June 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The June 2013 BLS jobs report was above expectations. the unadjusted non-farm private jobs gain comparing the changes between Mays and Junes was better than last year – and is about average for gains in 10 years when the economy was not in a recession. economic intuitive sectors of employment were …

A Relatively Good BLS Jobs Situation in May 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The May 2013 BLS jobs report was within or above expectations. This data was relatively good considering how mediocre last month’s data was. the real unadjusted non-farm private jobs gain comparing the changes between Aprils and Mays was better than last year – and close to the largest gain in 10 …

BLS Jobs Situation Just OK in April 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The April 2013 BLS jobs report was above expectations. There was nothing in this data that was very good or very bad. But if you were expecting a bad report, this report was excellent. the real unadjusted non-farm private jobs gain comparing the changes between Marchs and Aprils was better than …

BLS Jobs Situation Bad and Confusing in March 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The March 2013 BLS jobs report was unexpectedly weak. the real unadjusted non-farm private jobs gain comparing the changes between February and March was low historically for periods were the economy was expanding. economic intuitive sectors of employment were mixed, and the data in the jobs report was extremely contradictory with …