Employment by Industry

The total number of seasonally adjusted non-farm people employed in the US in February 2017 was 145.80 million. This figure was up 2.24 million (+1.56%) year on year and increased by of 235,000 month on month, (0.16%). The economy continues to create strong overall job growth, averaging 188,000 jobs per month over the past 12 [...]

Corporate Profits

Corporate profits (CP) increased by 0.5% quarter on quarter (q/q), in the fourth quarter of 2016. This after rising 5.8% over the previous three months. On year on year basis, CP advanced by a solid 9.3%. In dollar terms CP were 2,150 billion on a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR). CP would have been stronger [...]