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U.S. Documents | 1 September 2017 Expect Strong August Payrolls, but Calendar Distortions will hit Wages
Leading indicators all point to a solid August payroll number. Survey-based measures of the pace of hiring signal a 200K-plus increase, and jobless claims--a proxy for the pace of gross layoffs--are at a record low as a share of the workforce.

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1 September 2017 Expect Strong August Payrolls, but Calendar Distortions will hit Wages

By Ian Shepherdson

Leading indicators all point to a solid August payroll number. Survey-based measures of the pace of hiring signal a 200K-plus increase, and jobless claims--a proxy for the pace of gross layoffs--are at a record low as a share of the workforce.

Posted: 31st Aug 2017 in 'U.S. Documents'

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