Report by Harvard/Princeton economists says most U.S. employment growth from 2005 to 2015 is in alternative work arrangements.
Today’s fundamentals: Latest trade deficit data negatively impacts GDP. Also remember: holiday jobs data are wonky and can obfuscate early 2017 reports.
Today’s fundamentals: CPI plus jobless claims, and NY, Philly, and PMI manufacturing data
Today’s fundamentals: jobless claims with a word on how seasonal adjustments during holidays skew data.
Today’s fundamentals: ISM Manufacturing, Jobless Claims, Challenger Job Cut Report
Jobless Claims up for the fourth straight week.
Significant damage is being done to the economies of oil producing nations some of which could produce substantial political chaos.
Today’s jobs and housing data looks ok.
Home construction at a 5mo low.
This data is positive for the economy but is not the entire employment picture.