Watch Unemployment Data For Clues Of A Stock Breakdown (IVV)

From Michael Carr: The unemployment rate is probably the most widely watched economic indicator. In part, that's because the Federal Reserve ties its policies to the rate.
NYSE:IVV November 30, 2017 7:41am

Dow Falls on Weak Unemployment Report, Mixed Earnings Results

Dow Jones DJIAThe SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSE:DIA) opened lower this morning, hurt by worse-than-expected unemployment data and mixed earnings results from several big-name companies.
NYSE:DIA July 28, 2016 10:15am

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

Something Big That Always Happens Right Before The Official Start Of A Recession Has Just Happened

economyWhat you are about to see is major confirmation that a new economic downturn has already begun.  Last Friday, the government released the worst jobs report in six years, and that has a lot of people really freaked out. 
NYSE:DIA June 7, 2016 11:57am

Anticipating May Employment Data: 173K New Nonfarm Private Jobs

jobs reportDoug Short:  The economic mover and shaker this week is Friday's employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
NYSE:DIA June 2, 2016 12:35pm

Unemployment Claims Spike Again As We Get More Scientific Evidence The Middle Class Is Shrinking

Economy recessionAs the U.S. economy slows down, we would expect to start to see evidence of this in the employment numbers, and that is precisely what has begun to happen. 
NYSE:DIA May 13, 2016 2:20pm

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

23 Percent Of Americans In Their Prime Working Years Are Unemployed

jobsDid you know that when you take the number of working age Americans that are officially unemployed (8.2 million) and add that number to the number of working age Americans that are considered to be “not in the labor force” (94.3 million), that gives us a grand total of 102.5 million working age Americans that do not have a job right now? 
NYSE:DIA March 28, 2016 12:50pm

Anticipating February Employment: ADP Report at 214K

jobsJill Mislinski:  The economic mover and shaker this week is Friday's employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This monthly report contains a wealth of data for economists, the most publicized being the month-over-month change in Total Nonfarm
NYSE:DIA March 2, 2016 3:01pm

Where Are The Jobs In America?

jobsThe federal government uses very carefully manipulated numbers to cover up the crushing economic depression that is going on in this nation.  For the month of September, the federal government told us that 142,000 jobs were added to the economy.
NYSE:DIA October 4, 2015 8:45pm

The Truth About The Unemployment Rate

truthThe Obama administration is telling us that the unemployment rate in the United States has fallen to 5.1 percent, but does that number actually bear any resemblance to reality? 
NYSE:DIA September 8, 2015 12:28pm

12 Reasons Why The U.S. Economy Is In Big Trouble

Economy recessionDid you know that the percentage of children in the United States that are living in poverty is actually significantly higher than it was back in 2008? 
NYSE:DIA July 21, 2015 10:39pm

The Average Age Of A Minimum Wage Worker In America Is 36 [Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute, SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust]

jobsDid you know that 89 percent of all minimum wage workers in the United States are not teens?  At this point, the average age of a minimum wage worker in this country is 36, and 56 percent of them are women.  Millions upon millions of Americans
NYSE:DIA May 11, 2015 11:08am

Why Our Economic Problems Are Significantly Worse Than 2008

economyIf you believe that ignorance is bliss, you might not want to read this article.  I am going to dispel the notion that there has been any sort of “economic recovery”, and I am going to show that we are much worse off than we were just prior to the last economic crisis.
NYSE:DIA March 19, 2015 5:11pm

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