Economy by the Numbers

Economy by the Numbers

Above the FoldNov 02, 2018 - 9:15am
A contractor works on a townhouse under construction in Milpitas, CA.

What is Going on with the Housing Sector?

250,000 jobs were created in October. The unemployment rate is 3.7%.

Above the FoldOct 05, 2018 - 10:00am
Shoppers going up and down escalators.

The U.S. Economy in Three Greats

134,000 jobs were created in September.

Above the FoldSep 07, 2018 - 9:30am
Social Security checks are printed in Philadelphia, PA.

Entitlement Chastenings

Jobs grew by 201,000 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.9%.

Above the FoldAug 03, 2018 - 9:00am
Federal Reserve building stands in Washington, D.C.

The President's Pro-Growth Agenda Helps the Fed

Jobs grew by 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%.

Above the FoldJul 06, 2018 - 9:00am
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaking before the Senate Banking Committee.

The Fed’s Brief Return Engagement to Center Stage

213,000 jobs were created in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.0%.

Above the FoldJun 01, 2018 - 9:45am
Economy by the Numbers

The Hawks Will Have Their Day – and You’re Not Going to Like It

223,000 jobs were created in May, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.8%.

Above the FoldMay 04, 2018 - 11:30am
A "Now Hiring" brochure for home health aides is displayed at a career fair in New York, NY.

The U.S. Economy Hits the Sweet Spot

People are positive about the economy, so we need to do everything we can to maintain it.