As with everything else, it’s complicated
Thumbs up for tax reform.
ADP: Private sector had a good month too.
Culture and values.
209K added, 4.3% unemployment, but wages stagnating?
Great Mediocre expectations.
Railroads have schedules, so travelers needed watches.
Labor force surge.
“Just down the road …”
Status quo ante.
As you can see, Americans much prefer saving over spending.
“What a number. This makes your jaw drop.”
They don’t look happy.
No blowout, but steady.
“Businesses are anticipating a lot of good stuff — tax cuts, less regulation.”
Votes don’t always follow issues
Uptick in participation rate?
1.9% in Q4.
Protecting people from themselves…and exploding batteries (allegedly).
The media say the economy is recovering, but….
The government has no right to tell companies where they can go.
A short honeymoon?
2016 coming in 50K a month lower than last year.
3-6 pm ET
We wouldn’t want cheap gas for all these people not making “a living wage” now would we?
Haves and have-nots.
Democrat Fried Jobs.
“Trump should spend more time talking about America and less time talking about Trump.”
“She is the candidate of the past. Ours is the campaign of the future.”
CBS: US economy is “going nowhere fast.”