Unemployment Data–SEPTEMBER 2021

September 2021 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.1%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 4.8%*[ANALYSES by EXPERTS] White     4.2% African American 7.9% Hispanic 6.3% Asian¹           4.2% Persons with a disability¹  … Read More Unemployment Data–SEPTEMBER 2021

Unemployment Data–AUGUST 2021

August 2021 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.3%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 5.2%*[ANALYSES by EXPERTS] White     4.5% African American 8.8% Hispanic 6.4% Asian¹           4.6% Persons with a disability¹  … Read More Unemployment Data–AUGUST 2021

Unemployment Data–JULY 2021

July 2021 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.2%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 5.4*[ANALYSES by EXPERTS] White     4.8% African American 8.2% Hispanic 6.6% Asian¹           5.3% Persons with a disability¹  … Read More Unemployment Data–JULY 2021

Unemployment Data–JUNE 2021

June 2021 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.2%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 5.9%*[ANALYSES by EXPERTS] White      5.2% African American 9.2% Hispanic 7.4% Asian¹           5.8% Persons with a disability¹  … Read More Unemployment Data–JUNE 2021

Inflation Threat: How Bad Are Recent Job and Inflation Reports?

By FRANK STRICKER         There was bad news about the economy in April. However, some of the bad news was really about the good news that the economy is opening up, and people and businesses wanted to buy more stuff. Let’s look at the details. Higher Inflation The consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.8 percent in… Read More Inflation Threat: How Bad Are Recent Job and Inflation Reports?