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One Man’s Opinion: Does The US Labor Market Data Indicate Stronger GDP Growth?

The latest nonfarm payrolls data showed the US economy added 280,000 jobs in May, which reassures investors that the jobs trend is clearly above 200,000 gains per month, said Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs. There was some doubt … Continue reading

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Markets Mixed As Investors Await Jobs Report On Friday

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving The Markets The S&P 500 ended nearly flat on Thursday as investors anxiously await Friday’s jobs report, though some gains in Internet shares helped lift the Nasdaq to positive territory late in the day. … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Are The US Jobs Data Discouraging?

The latest nonfarm payroll report shows the US economy created 88,000 jobs in March following a revised 268,000 gain in February though the jobless rate slumped to a four-year low of 7.6 percent due to a decline in the size … Continue reading

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For Friday, January 4, 2013

ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: http://www.theetfbully.com/2013/01/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-01032013/ ———————————————————— Market Commentary Friday, January 4, 2013 S&P 500 ENDS WEEK AT HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2007; EUROPE RISES ON US JOBS DATA US stocks … Continue reading

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Can Jobs Data Be Better?

The latest employment data is significant and insightful, believes Mohamed El-Erian, chief executive officer and co-chief investment officer at the $1.8 trillion Pacific Investment Management Co. The report reveals three important developments. First, 171,000 new jobs were created because of … Continue reading

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April Jobs Data Disappoints; Time For Another Round Of QE?

The Friday US jobs numbers disappointed big time. Does this mean the Fed will initiate another round of Quantitative Easing? According to Tom Porcelli, Chief US Economist at RBC Capital Markets, this job number alone is unlikely push the Fed … Continue reading

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