Investment implications of jobs report and 227,000 nonfarm payrolls, 8.3% unemployment

So, the data is in and we got another decent jobs report. Not only did nonfarm payrolls increase by over 200,000, there were also net revisions upward to prior data. The consistent net revisions upward demonstrates that momentum in the labor market in the US is to the upside and that previous months' data underrepresented the net addition to payrolls.

The number everyone is looking at is the labor force participation rate. Even though the data have started to turn up, the labor force particip...


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