U.S. Job Growth and Business Cycles

U.S. Job Growth and Business Cycles Chart showing that U.S. job growth has recovered more slowly than in previous cycles. Image: CNBC

U.S. Job Growth by President

U.S. Job Growth by President Chart suggesting that President Trump is an “average” president on job growth. Image: Scotiabank Economics

U.S. Job Growth

U.S. Job Growth It is the 109th consecutive month of job growth. That’s a record. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

Where Has Job Growth Come from Since 2009?

Where Has Job Growth Come from Since 2009? From a bachelor’s degree (58 millions), some college (37 millions) and high school graduates (36 millions). Actually, this interesting chart shows the importance of education in finding a job. Picture Source: Bianco Research

105 Consecutive Months of Job Growth

105 Consecutive Months of Job Growth It is the 105th consecutive month of job growth. The U.S. unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, but is still at historically low levels. Even if there are signs that the U.S. job market is slowing, it is still strong for the time being. Image: Leonard Kiefer

U.S. Consumer Spending and Nonfarm Payroll Growth

U.S. Consumer Spending and Nonfarm Payroll Growth U.S. consumers may spend less going forward. Slower job growth usually leads to a slowdown in consumer spending. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

Fed Funds Rate Expectations

Fed Funds Rate Expectations Muted inflation and moderation in job growth could support a Fed rate cut in June. Image: Oxford Economics

S&P 500 Year-Over-Year Return Explained

S&P 500 Year-Over-Year Return Explained Chart suggesting that strong housing and jobs growth explain S&P 500 returns. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

U.S. Total Nonfarm Payrolls and Recessions

U.S. Total Nonfarm Payrolls and Recessions Total nonfarm payrolls increased 224K in June, well above expectations, which should calm fears of a near-term recession.  The job market is still strong, even if there are signs it is slowing down. Actually, nonfarm payroll growth tends to decline before a recession. You may also like “What Is…