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HFF Analysis of April 2016 BLS Employment Statistics

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
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HFF is pleased to report on the latest employment expansion statistics from April 2016 and a look back at 2015. Our research team analyzes trends and data to give readers a better view into the current state of the economy and how employment is being affected. Employment Expansion U.S. job growth slowed in April with employers adding a lower than expected 160,000 jobs, falling short of the 205,000 forecast by economists. The prior two months were revised down by 19,000. Monthly employment growth has averaged 192,000 in the first four months of the year, a slowdown from 229,000 averaged in 2015. Average Monthly Payroll Creation on a Tear The current expansion cycle is similar to 1991 to 2000 and greater than the 2004 to 2007 expansionary period, but only after a significantly delayed recapture of... [Read More]


HFF BLS Employment Report March 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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HFF is pleased to report on the latest employment expansion statistics from March 2016 and a look back at 2015. Our research team analyzes trends and data to give readers a better view into the current state of the economy and how employment is being affected. Job and Payroll Growth The current expansion cycle is similar to 1991 to 2000 and greater than 2004 to 2007 expansionary period, but only after a significantly delayed recapture of the nation’s previous employment peak. The U.S. created 2.7 million jobs in 2015, the second highest level of expansion since 1999. The last five years’ job growth is on par with the expansionary period from 1992 to 1995. Quality of Job Growth Job growth quality has remained a persistent concern during the recovery due to lagging wage growth and a concentration... [Read More]


HFF BLS Employment Report February 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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HFF is pleased to report on the latest employment expansion statistics from February 2016 and a look back at 2015. Our research team analyzes trends and data to give readers a better view into the current state of the economy and how employment is being affected. Employment Expansion U.S. job growth rebounded in February with employers adding a higher than expected 242,000 jobs. The prior two months were revised up by 30,000. No wage growth last month could keep the Fed from rising rates until at least midyear. Additionally, private-sector hiring also jumped unexpectedly in February. The ADP report shows that private payrolls in the U.S. rose by 214,000 in February. It is important to note ADP’s report highlighted strong job growth across companies of all sizes last month. Job and Payroll Growth Current expansion cycle is similar to 1991 to 2000... [Read More]




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