Some Common Cents for July 8th 2016

July 8, 2016, by John Norris

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Employment Situation report for June 2016. It was pretty good, as the economy apparently created 287K net new jobs last month. That number is even better when you consider employers only created 11K during May. In truth, this wild swing was undoubtedly due to problems with the ‘seasonal adjustment factors’ the BLS uses to smooth out monthly vagaries. To that end, May job gains were...

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