13 Results for: employment

Sell in May, but Don’t Go Away

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM

The U.S. market rebounded from its May “spring fever” to reach newer highs, topping off at 2954.18 on June 20, to outperform the rest of the world to end the month and the...

Midterms and market volatility


School and Congress are both back in session and while parents may be happy to see their kids heading off to the classroom, investors can’t help but be a little nervous...

Goldilocks jobs

by: ; Lauren Goodwin, CFA

The labor market continues to strengthen as unemployment maintains its downward trend. Even with gradual growth in the labor force, the July jobs report reflects what we would...

The (very slowly) growing reward for a hard day’s work


We’ve commented previously on the peculiar breakdown in the relationship between employment levels...

Unemployment at 3.8%


U.S. job growth accelerated in May. The U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs, well above economist expectations of 190,000. Additionally, previous estimates for March and April were...

Strong Job Growth – It’s the “Summer of ’69” Again

by: ; Amit Soni, CFA

The labor market continues to strengthen. After 91 straight months of job creation, the longest stretch of...