September Jobs Report

#Jobs — 50-year low in unemployment rate

+136,000 non-farm payroll jobs, vs. 145K expected
Unemployment at 3.5%, lowest since 1969
U6 unemployment at 6.9%, down by 0.3
Wages unchanged, 2.9% year over year
Labor force participation 63.2%, unchanged

August revised up from 130K to 168K
July revised up from 159K to 166K

Non-Manufacturing, too?

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August Jobs Report

#Jobs — falling a bit short short

+130,000 non-farm payroll jobs, vs. 150K expected
Unemployment at 3.7%, unchanged as expected
U6 unemployment at 7.2%, up by 0.2
Wages up 0.4%, 3.2% year over year
Labor force participation 63.2%, up 0.2

July revised down from 164K to 159K
June revised down from 193K to 178K

Low VIX today, Jobs Report tomorrow

#Market #Jobs. Is the volatility finished and are we headed again to new highs? Today we touched the lowest VIX reading since August 1, the day after the Downside Warning started. And tomorrow morning we get the August jobs report.

Econ Calendar for week of 9/2/19

#Jobs report is Friday, 8:30am ET

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Link to calendar: https://us.econoday.com/byweek.asp?day=2&month=9&year=2019&cust=us&lid=0

July Jobs Report

#Jobs — matching estimates for a change

+164,000 non-farm payroll jobs, vs. 165K expected
Unemployment at 3.7%, unchanged
U6 unemployment at 7.0%, down by 0.2
Wages up 0.3%, 3.2% year over year
Labor force participation 63.0%, up 0.1
(Total labor force came in at a record-high 163.4 million)

June revised down from 224K to 193K
May revised down from 72K to 62K

Econ Calendar for week of 7/29/19

#Fed Announcement on Wednesday
#Jobs Report on Friday

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Link to Calendar: https://us.econoday.com/byweek.asp?day=29&month=7&year=2019&cust=us&lid=0