Labor market

NFP Recap: Mixed data highlights stellar job creation, weak wage growth, strong economy

March 9, 2018 4:59 PM
The official US jobs report for February was released on Friday morning, and despite a stellar reading for job creation – 313,000 jobs added in February against prior expectations of around 200,000 – the data was mixed overall, as wage growth was weak and the unemployment rate was slightly higher than expected.

NFP Preview: Wage growth in focus as inflation concerns persist

March 8, 2018 6:21 PM
February US jobs data, which will be reported on Friday morning by the US Department of Labor, is poised to take on increased importance for markets and investors.

NFP Recap and Week Ahead

February 2, 2018 4:24 PM
The official US jobs report for January that was released on Friday morning was highly positive, easily beating expectations on both the headline data and, very importantly, wage growth.