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Monthly Archives: January 2018

December 2017 Nonfarm Payroll Update

With the BLS release of December nonfarm payroll (NFP) numbers we can compare 2017 job growth to that of 2016. First, let’s take a look at year-on-year (YoY) changes since 1990: The economy continues to add jobs, with employment growth of 2.19 million in 2017 compared to 2.10 million in 2016. In percentage terms, though,… Read more »