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May 2016 – Monthly Commentary

June 13, 2016  |   Monthly Commentary   |     |   0 Comment

May 2016 Investors were left bewildered with the release of the employment report on June 3 when the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy added a paltry 38,000 jobs in May, far below the 160,000 new jobs economists had been expecting. Adding to the disappointment was the 37,000 downward revision to the prior month’s report. What’s perplexing is that the government measure is at odds with the private employment report tallied by ...