Tag Archive for jobs

Fox – Cavuto – Immigrants Get Lion’s Share of New Jobs

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Consumption taxes halt consumer spending? Jun. 27, 2014 – 4:34 – Political Prospect Editor Kayleigh McEnany, Democratic Strategist Jennice Fuentes and ProfitableTrading.com Senior Strategist Jared Levy on immigrants’ impact on the U.S. job market and the impact of consumption taxes on consumer spending.

BLS Misses, Unemployment Rate Rises

SPY This morning’s BLS report was a bit of a mixed bag. The headline showed the U.S. adding 157,000 jobs in January, which were roughly 6,000 less jobs than consensus estimates. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9% in January from 7.8% in December with no change in the participation rate (it held steady at…

ADP Miss – Is the Jobs Trend Changing?

ADP reported that only 118,000 jobs were added in November and October’s reading was also revised slightly lower to 157,000 from 158,000. Expectations were for 129,000 jobs to be created in November and this miss now marks the fourth month of decline for ADP job creation (the BLS data has been relatively stable, but is…

Does the Jobs Number Even Matter?

  Friday morning at 8:30am, investors will know just how bad the employment situation in the US really is. The consensus among analysts is for 92,000 new jobs to be added to the economy; some estimates are higher than 100k, others are down around 60k. After reading countless articles, watching hours of CNBC, Fox and…

U.S. Government Caught Killing American Jobs

Jared Levy, Editor, Option Strategies Weekly Friday, 09 September 2011 A Note from Editor Jared Levy: At a time when job creation is front and center, and on an evening when our president vowed to bring jobs back into our economy, I learned of disturbing news. An old friend of mine who used to trade…

The Truth Behind Jobs Report Numbers

Jared Levy, Editor, Option Strategies Weekly Tuesday, 02 August 2011   If you are a long-time reader of Smart Investing Daily, you know my predictions on the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) jobs report are pretty accurate. The Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report is released on the first Friday of every month, and…

Is a “Jobs Bill” Enough to Boost the Economy?

By Jared A Levy In listening to the President speak yesterday – after he got the audio fixed- I couldn’t help but wonder if: 1. A jobs bill will really have a significant impact 2. Small business owners are even really aware of this bill and are indeed waiting to hire based on its passing?…