Tag Archives: U.S. Economy

Where Job Growth Has Taken Place

The U.S. plunged downhill in jobs commencing February 2008. From the peak to the trough, the country shed 8.71 million jobs – with the low occurring in February 2010. The country is still 666,000 shy of the job count high recorded in January 2008. With 175,000 net new jobs added in February 2014, the U.S. …Read more

May 2013 Job Growth Report

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics today released their preliminary estimate for job growth in May 2013, reporting a gain of 175,000 net new jobs. This contrasts to a now revised April 2013 gain of 149,000 (all on a seasonally-adjusted basis). The good news is that job growth is exceeding the required …Read more