Articles Tagged with ''Nonfarm payrolls''

Payroll employment numbers skyrocket in June

Makes up ground from May
The jobs report came in much higher than anyone expected, in stark contrast to May. After last month’s shockingly low jobs report, many speculated on what that would mean for both the economy and the mortgage rates. Now with this month's report, while an improvement, not everyone sees it as good news.
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Jobs report shockingly lower than economists suspected

What that means for interest rates
Today’s jobs report shocked economists with its unusually low numbers. Although there was talk that predictions would be off slightly due to the Verizon strike, they didn’t expect it to be this low. So what was the nonfarm payroll employment? And what will that mean for interest rates?
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