Items Tagged with 'Moody's Analytics'


  • Construction spending declines 0.1% in June

    The June figure is 6.1% above June 2017
    The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that construction spending during June 2018 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,317.2 billion, 1.1% below the revised May estimate of $1,332.2 billion.
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  • ADP: Employment increases 219,000 in July

    Construction jobs increase from last month
    U.S. employment rates continue to rise, increasing in almost every sector in July, according to the ADP and Moody's Analytics National Employment Report. ADP Research Institute Vice President and Co-Head Ahu Yildirmaz said the labor market is on a roll with no signs of a slowdown in sight.
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  • ADP: Job market threatening to overheat

    February set to gain 235,000 new jobs
    Employment is set to increase in February as the hot job market threatens to overheat, according to the ADP and Moody's Analytics National Employment Report. And with government spending increases and tax cuts, the report points out growth is set to accelerate.
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  • Employment surges in January lead by construction jobs increase

    Average hourly earnings increase at fastest pace since 2009
    Jobs increased in January, lead in part by gains in construction employment. But experts were especially interested in this month’s wage growth, which posted the highest annual increase since 2009. However, not everyone saw January’s wage growth as a positive sign.
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  • ADP: January to post strongest service jobs gain in more than a year

    Total employment to increase by 234,000 jobs
    January is set to see the strongest gain in employment in more than a year, according to the ADP and Moody's Analytics National Employment Report. ADP explained given the strong January job gain, 2018 is on track to be the eighth consecutive year in which the economy creates more than 2 million jobs.
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  • ADP: Tight labor market could soon overheat

    Says labor market shows no signs of slowing
    Employment growth could surge to add 250,000 new jobs in December and shows no signs of slowing anytime soon. In fact, ADP predicts the tight labor market will get even tighter, raising the specter that it will overheat.
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  • ADP predicts employment increase of 190,000 in November

    But says construction will fall
    Job growth will slow in November to an increase of 190,000 new jobs, according to the ADP and Moody's Analytics National Employment Report. And while ADP’s report isn’t always the most accurate prediction of how many jobs will be added in any given month, another expert agrees with this forecast, saying 200,000 new jobs will be added in November.
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  • Hurricanes pull down job growth in September

    Small business struggle to hire skilled talent
    The most recent ADP employment report predicts an increase of just 135,000 jobs in September. And while ADP may not always hit the nail on the head, it serves as a general measure for the trend of the jobs market. Or does it?
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  • ADP predicts solid jobs increase in July

    Expects additional 178,000 jobs
    The National Employment Report from ADP and Moody’s Analytics predicts jobs will increase in July. The predicted increase is higher that the prediction in June, but lower than the nonfarm private employment report’s increase last month. The report also shows an increase in construction jobs, up from last month’s decrease.
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