Daily Archives: March 8, 2013

Comerica Economic Weekly

Labor market data for February was better than expected. The official Bureau of Labor Statistics report showed a solid gain of 236,000 payroll jobs for the month.   Job growth was broad-based, however, the government sector was a drain, subtracting 10,000 … Continue reading

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February U.S. Employment

                                         Solid Hiring is the Antidote to Fiscal Tightening The February Payroll Employment Survey showed a solid gain of 236,000 jobs, beating expectations. The Unemployment Rate for February decreased to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. Average Weekly Hours … Continue reading

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