U.S. Jobless Claims by States

U.S. Jobless Claims by States Coronavirus job losses hit the following states the hardest. Image: Yahoo Finance

U.S. Jobs at Risk of Short-Term Layoffs

U.S. Jobs at Risk of Short-Term Layoffs Coronavirus outbreak and complete lockdowns put 37 million jobs at risk in the United States. Image: Statista

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims The current low level of initial jobless claims suggests that the U.S. labor market is tight. Image: The Daily Shot – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims This chart suggests that initial jobless claims are expected to rise. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

Temporary Help Services Jobs vs. Real GDP and U.S. Recessions

Temporary Help Services Jobs vs. Real GDP and U.S. Recessions Temporary Help Services Jobs at -0.50% YoY in January, are a good leading indicator before a recession (red line at -3.5%). In 2001 and 2007, when Temporary Help Services Jobs were below -3.5% YoY, a recession began in the United States.

U.S. Continuing Jobless Claims

U.S. Continuing Jobless Claims The current low level of continuing jobless claims is about the same as last year. Image: The Daily Shot – The Wall Street Journal