Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

Comerica Economic Weekly

October payroll employment data showed a modest gain of 80,000 jobs for the month. The U.S. unemployment rate ticked down to 9.0 percent.  Those two numbers, by themselves, are not particularly impressive. However, we can see more encouraging signs deeper … Continue reading

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October Employment and Probability of Recession

               Labor Markets Take a Step in the Right Direction, Odds of Recession Falling The October Payroll Employment Survey showed a modest increase of 80,000 jobs for the month. The separate Household Survey showed another sizeable gain, adding 277,000 jobs. … Continue reading

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