Thursday, January 15, 2015


Market Watch | Jobless claims haven’t been this high since September
The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in the first week of January shot up to the highest level in four months.

Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
Market Watch | More job openings, but many of them are low-paying
The job openings and labor turnover survey has been attracting increasing attention from economists lately – both because Fed Chair Janet Yellen has called it one of her favorite indicators of the U.S. labor market’s health, and because recently it’s been signaling some real signs of strength in the long-feeble American job-creation scene.