U.S. Jobs – U.S. Nonfarm Employment

U.S. Jobs – U.S. Nonfarm Employment Is the labor market running hot? 10 million jobs are still missing in the United States. Image: Financial Times

U.S. Nonfarm Employment

U.S. Nonfarm Employment This chart suggests a two-phase labor market recovery in the United States. Image: Oxford Economics

U.S. Unemployment – Unemployed Workers on Temporary Layoff

U.S. Unemployment – Unemployed Workers on Temporary Layoff Since 1970, recessions with the highest share of temporary layoffs have been followed by the fastest recoveries in the labor market. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Job Openings and Unemployment

U.S. Job Openings and Unemployment The U.S. labor market is very tight. There are still more open jobs than unemployed workers. Image: FactSet

U.S. Consumer Confidence and U.S. Unemployment

U.S. Consumer Confidence and U.S. Unemployment A tight U.S. labor market and low interest rates should continue to support U.S. consumer confidence and spending. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Consumer Sentiment

U.S. Consumer Sentiment The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index is more sensitive to financial markets, whereas the Conference Board Index reflects labor market conditions. Image: J.P. Morgan

Job Openings and Average Weekly Hours

Job Openings and Average Weekly Hours The number of job openings fell in August, mirroring the decline in average weekly hours, and confirming that the U.S. labor market is cooling. Image: TD Bank Financial Group

San Francisco Fed Leading Unemployment Rate

San Francisco Fed Leading Unemployment Rate Does the San Francisco Fed Leading Unemployment Rate signal a turning point in the U.S. labor market? Image: Merk Investments