February 2018 jobs report

The BLS reported the U.S. added 103,000 new jobs in March, below the median estimate of economists for 185,000 new jobs. Adverse weather conditions, highlighted by a number of snowstorms in the Northeast, constrained job growth, though March also historically tends to see lower job...

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February 2018 jobs report

The U.S Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported February employment data today, and the report smashed headline expectations. February saw a gain of 313,000 jobs, roughly 50% above the median estimate for growth of 205,000.Unemployment remained stable at 4.1% in February despite...

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As noted in an earlier post, there is a severe divergence in pricing expectations between buyers and sellers. The below infographic highlights some of the reasons for this gap as well as outlines some of the potential challenges that will arise from this gap in...

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February 2018 jobs report

Key Takeaways – January 2018 Jobs ReportThe BLS reported December employment data today, and while headline figures were slightly underwhelming, the tenor of the labor market remains strong. December headline payroll growth was 148,000, coming in well below consensus expectations of 190,000.Unemployment remained stable at...

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By Chris Muoio, Sr. Quantitative Strategist, Ten-X ResearchAs the year draws to a close, the Ten-X Research team likes to look back at the major themes that affected the US economy and real estate markets.  This piece will be later accompanied by our 2018 predictions...

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