Category: Economics

Labor force participation rises, Non-farm Payroll Report Beats Expectations

Labor force participation rises, Non-farm Payroll Report Beats Expectations

The February non-farm payroll report was the last bit of economic data that could derail the Fed's expected rate hike this week. ADP reported a 298,00 ...
Inflation: The reason you don’t feel better off today than you did last year

Inflation: The reason you don’t feel better off today than you did last year

The annual performance review is something everyone dreads. Even HR people hate them yet we all have to do one and the ONLY reason we do them is becau ...
What is the fall in pending home sales telling us?

What is the fall in pending home sales telling us?

Pending home sales fell 2.5% in November from the prior month but is this really a warning the economy is doomed? Not exactly. The pending homes sa ...
The unemployment rate is misleading

The unemployment rate is misleading

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the U.S. unemployment rate for November was 4.6%. That sounds great on the surface since it was the ...
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