Plus: does today’s jobs report show a stall, or a slow rebound?
Unemployment at 6.7%, but ….
Politico: “the most movement we’ve seen in months” on relief?
Unemployment drops to 6.9%.
3-6 pm ET!
Progress, regardless of media coverage.
Big drop in paid benefits, too.
Trump: Let’s do more stimulus checks and less unemployment.
The Six Million Job Swing?
Fueled by consumer spending’s big May rebound?
“I’m starting to believe that the modest job gains may well have been real …”
Jobless rate drops to 13.3%.
Back to work?
“I’ll bring it back.”
Household survey: Nearly 3 million people out of work.
And added 85,000 in revisions.
A boom of re-entrants?
Setback in 2019 — especially manufacturing.
Santa BLS came to town.
Warning on wages?
“Goldilocks is the best description of this.”
Wages still rising.
Peak economy and the pitfall.
Big upward revisions for summer.
The good news: No impact from trade wars … yet.
Wages still lagging.
Work like it’s 2000, or perhaps 1969
6-9 ET on POTUS 124!
Unemployment hits new low — but …
The return of a Goldilocks economy?
“promoting a specific narrative, designed to reinforce the Chinese Communist Party’s tightening rule”