US Equity and Economic Review: The Markets Make a Small Move Higher

     This week’s U.S. news consisted of released that are secondary in importance, beginning with the JOLTs report – jobs opening and labor turnover.  This release provides insight into employers’ and employees’ attitudes about the labor market.  This is a relatively new data series; we only have another set of results from the previous expansion, which was suffered from lower-than-desired job growth.  However, current levels for both hires and quits show current levels are in-line with those of the last expansion:

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US Equity and Economic Review: The Markets Make a Small Move Higher