AUG#: +130,000 jobs.

Unemployment up at 3.7%...AUG jobs under Trump HERE

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

How Is Job Growth Under Trump? Well....

Well... We are still adding jobs as we move into the 10th month of the Trump Presidency.  That's a good thing considering the uncertainty and absurdity of many of the President's policies. 

But how are we doing compared to the last 5-6 years of the Obama Presidency?

Let's not just look at raw jobs numbers, but let's look at the percentage increase in jobs numbers over six month periods.  That will even out the jobs numbers, which tend to jump up and down month to month, over a six month period. 

Here is what job growth has looked like over the past five years when calculated as a percentage increase over any running six month period:
Source:  Change in BLS jobs numbers from chart CES0000000001
over any 6 month period as a %


Friday, November 3, 2017

October 2017 Jobs Preview

Big jump expected!  

It seems as though September jobs numbers were released eons ago, and mediocre jobs numbers they were.  In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we actually LOST 33,000 jobs in September, the first time that has happened in the United States since 2010.

The Big But.. (please read below)