U.S. Labor Market – Initial Jobless Claims

U.S. Labor Market – Initial Jobless Claims The four-week moving average of jobless claims ticked higher, suggesting that the road to recovery is a long journey. Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Credit Spreads and U.S. Labor Market

Credit Spreads and U.S. Labor Market Despite the Fed’s support, credit spreads remain above their pre-COVID-19 levels and may be taking a cue from the U.S. labor market. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

U.S. Labor Market – Number of Jobs Lost

U.S. Labor Market – Number of Jobs Lost U.S. workers face permanent job losses as the coronavirus pandemic persists. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

KC Fed Labor Market Conditions Index and Recessions

KC Fed Labor Market Conditions Index and Recessions The KC Fed Labor Market Conditions Index is positive. Labor market conditions remain above their long-run average. Historically, a negative value is a necessary, but not sufficient requirement for recessions: it means that labor market conditions are below their long-run average.

U.S. Labor Market Distributions Spider Chart

U.S. Labor Market Distributions Spider Chart The U.S. labor market distributions spider chart shows broad labor market developments. Image: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

U.S. Labor Market Recovery

U.S. Labor Market Recovery Chart suggesting that the U.S. labor market recovery is stalling. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research