These Sector ETFs Stand To Benefit Most From April Jobs Growth

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From Zacks: U.S. employers added 211,000 new jobs in April, higher than the downwardly revised 79,000 in March and market expectations of 185,000. Solid job gains in the leisure and hospitality, health care, financial activities, and mining sectors pushed up the total number, as per trading economics.
NYSE:XLF May 9, 2017 7:10am

What Would It Take For The Prime U.S. Workforce To Fully Recover?

jobsJill Mislinski:  Last week's Employment Report for May was much worse than forecasts. The unemployment rate ticked down to 4.7% and the number of new nonfarm jobs (a relatively volatile number subject to extensive revisions) dropped to 38K with a number of revisions made for a combined loss of 59K.
NYSE:DIA June 8, 2016 12:10pm

The Next Employment Crisis Is Here

jobsShould we be alarmed that the number of job cuts announced by large U.S. companies was 35 percent higher in April than it was in March? 
NYSE:DIA May 6, 2016 11:12am

Why The Unemployment Numbers Are A Massive Lie

jobsOn Friday, we learned that the official “unemployment rate” has fallen to 5.5 percent. Since an unemployment rate of 5 percent is considered to be “full employment” by many economists, many in the mainstream media took this as a sign
NYSE:DIA March 16, 2015 2:30pm

New Jobless Claims At 304K Disappoint Expectations [Dow Jones Industrial Average, SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust]

jobsDoug Short: Here is the opening statement from the Department of Labor:
NYSE:DIA February 12, 2015 11:38am

Only 44 Percent Of U.S. Adults Are Employed For 30 Or More Hours Per Week

jobs reportJim Clifton, the Chairman and CEO of Gallup, says that the percentage of Americans that are employed full-time has been hovering near record lows since the end of the last recession.  But most Americans don’t realize this because the official unemployment numbers are extremely misleading.
NYSE:DIA February 6, 2015 4:05pm

Signs That The Economy Is Really Starting To Bleed Oil Patch Jobs [Schlumberger Limited., Halliburton Company, Suncor Energy Inc. (USA)]

oil gasThe gravy train is over for oil workers.  All over North America, people that felt very secure about their jobs just a few weeks ago are now getting pink slips.  There are even some people that I know personally that this has happened to. 
NYSE:USO January 20, 2015 11:09pm

Economic Weakness Continues All Over America [J.C. Penney Company, Inc., Sears Holdings Corp, Aeropostale Inc, RadioShack Corporation, Target Corporation]

economyThe level of employment in the United States has been declining since the year 2000.  There have been moments when things have appeared to have been getting better for a short period of time, and then the decline has resumed. 
NYSE:DIA April 7, 2014 3:27pm

Where Is The Real Employment Recovery?

jobsThe number of working age Americans that do not have a job has increased by nearly 10 million since Barack Obama first entered the White House.  In January 2009, the number of "officially unemployed"
ETF BASIC NEWS January 12, 2014 8:15pm

Where Is The Employment Recovery?

unemploymentThe stock market may be soaring to unprecedented heights, but things just continue to get even tougher for the middle class.  In this economic environment, there is intense competition for virtually all kinds of jobs.  For example, more than 1,600
NYSE:TNA January 8, 2014 3:31pm

The Consequences Of QE For The Long-Term

dollar etfThere is a reason why every fiat currency in the history of the world has eventually failed.  At some point, those issuing fiat currencies always find themselves giving in to the temptation to wildly print more money.  Sometimes, the motivation
NYSE:FAS September 23, 2013 12:10pm

The Worldwide Unemployment Crisis

jobsDid you know that the total number of unemployed workers in G20 counties is now up to 93 million and that it is increasing with each passing day?  You see, the truth is that the United States is not the only one dealing with a systemic unemployment crisis. 
NYSE:EEM July 22, 2013 12:26pm

Economy: Where Is The Real Recovery In Jobs?

economyIf you think that the latest employment numbers are good news, you might want to look again.  In April 2013,58.6 percent of all working age Americans had a job.  But three years ago, in April 2010,58.7 percent of all working age Americans had a job. 
NYSE:DIA May 3, 2013 4:31pm

The Real Facts About The Unemployment Rate?

jobsThe jobs recovery is a complete and total myth.  The percentage of the working age population in the United States that had a job in March 2013 was exactly the same as it was all the way back in March 2010.
NYSE:DIA April 7, 2013 8:28pm

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