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Comerica Economic Weekly

It was a light week for economic data following the short, but data intensive, 4th of July holiday week. Last Friday‘s jobs report for June was positive, both in terms of the June payroll gain, but also in terms of … 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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January U.S. Employment, ISM Manufacturing Index, Dec. Construction

Limping Into 2013 as Fiscal Headwinds Increase The January Payroll Employment Survey showed a gain of 157,000 jobs, a bit below expectations. The Unemployment Rate for January increased to 7.9 percent, essentially unchanged for 5 months. Average Weekly Hours were … Continue reading

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September U.S. Employment

Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.8 Percent in a Jobs Data Disconnect Continue reading

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