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The economic anthem of the moment depends on how you read the data

Aug 1, 2023
Fewer workers are quitting their jobs and employers are hiring less. So are we in for "Wheel in the Sky" or "Bad Moon Rising"?
The song economist Sarah Wolfe uses to describe our current economic moment: Journey's "Wheel in the Sky."
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March jobs report shows more signs of cooling labor market

May 2, 2023
The number of openings decreased for the third straight month in March, but it’s still historically high.
While there were still nearly 9.6 million job openings in March, that's the third straight month of decreases.
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Could the latest government jobs data show the economy is slowing?

Feb 12, 2019
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey — aka JOLTS — may be pointing to a downturn. Today's report should tell us more.
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey — aka JOLTS — may be pointing to a downturn. Today's report should tell us more.
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