Tag Archives: nonfarm productivity

Unemployment Still the Problem

Financial FAQs Friday’s U.S. unemployment report might have been an aberration due to the severe winter with just 74,000 nonfarm payroll jobs created, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but how many of those workers who left the labor … Continue reading

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Payrolls Rising with Lower Labor Productivity

Popular Economics Weekly Suddenly it looks like the U.S. economy isn’t stalling. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 165,000 in April, and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 7.5 percent from 7.6 percent in March, reported the U.S. Bureau of … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Growth Will Be Better

Popular Economics Weekly We now know the reasons for this summer’s growth pause. The Japanese earthquake and Tsunami disrupted a fragile recovery at the same time as Europeans found out they had a fragile banking system. And several stimulus programs … Continue reading

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