Private Sector Adds 298,000 Jobs In February

According to ADP, 298K jobs were added in February, crushing the expected 189K. February’s report comes on the heels of very strong revised numbers for January, further solidifying the notion that the Trump Administration inherited a stout labor market. Read More

2017 Jobs Market Starts with a Bang!

U.S. business added 246K new jobs in January, shattering economists’ expectations of 168K. Due to the large discrepancy in expected job growth, Friday’s private sector jobs expectations now lie in a wide range of 140K – 190k. Read More

Expectation for First FOMC Meeting of 2017

On the heels of Decembers rate hike, expectations for the first Trump Era Federal Reserve meeting is to leave rates unchanged. With steady economic growth and a strong labor market, both prime conditions for additional rate hikes, Yellen has hinted at a short-term holding pattern until the Trump Administration paints a clearer picture of its forthcoming fiscal policies surrounding tax reforms and budgetary policies.Read More

Rate Hike Outlook for December FOMC Meeting

The Federal Reserve concludes the final FOMC meeting of 2016 this Wednesday at 2:00 PM ET. A slew of recent strong economic reports showing progress towards full employment & inflation goals, combined with the massive equity rally pushing the DOW to all-time highs, has many expecting a rate hike.Read More

October Employment Report Expectations

Early holiday hiring could point to a strong employment report for October as retail stores bolster workforces to compete with online giants. Conversely this expected seasonal boost may be curtailed by timid employers halting expansion until the election concludes. Read More

November FOMC Expectations

The Federal Open Market Committee kicks off Tuesday, a week ahead of the U.S. Presidential Election, with its formal monthly meeting to determine whether the time is right, or not, to raise interest rates.Read More

Outlook on September’s FOMC Meeting

With the recent reported economic data offering a hazy outlook on the current state of the U.S. Economy and the U.S. presidential election just two months away, most economists predict that Janet Yellen & CO. will leave interest rates untouched after September’s FOMC meeting.Read More