Tag Archives: Unemployment rate

Job Growth in May 2018 posts a 223,000 Net Job Gain, Up 1.61 Percent Versus a Year Ago, Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.8 Percent – Lowest in 18 Years

Jobs are everything.  Period.  Good news is that things are looking up. The U.S. added 223,000 net new jobs (preliminary) in May 2018, the best May gain since 2015.  The unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, a level last seen in April 2000 and matches a 50-year low.  In the latest 12-months, the U.S. added …Read more

Charlie Brown Type Job Growth Once Again in July 2013

If you loved the exciting life of the fictional character Charlie Brown, the protagonist in the famous comic strip Peanuts (created by Charles M. Schultz), then you are likely thrilled with U.S. job growth in July 2013. And yes, the words exciting and thrilled were stated sarcastically. I liked Charlie Brown, (the comic was and …Read more