Employment Cost Index

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247WallSt  Aug 7  Comment 
Friday morning will bring the quarterly report on nonfarm productivity and unit labor costs. With the Employment Cost Index from last week having shown a pop much higher for the second quarter, economists and market watchers will likely be paying...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 1  Comment 
By Tim Duy: The employment cost index is bearing the blame for today's market sell-off. Sam Ro at Business Insider reports: ...traders agree that today's sell-off is probably due to one stat: the 0.7% jump in the employment cost index (ECI)...
247WallSt  Jul 31  Comment 
The markets have been digesting much employment data ahead of Friday’s unemployment report, but now the market will have to deal with some wage inflation. A Labor Department report on Thursday morning showed an uptick in weekly jobless claims,...
Yahoo  Jul 31  Comment 
Though economists cautioned against reading too much into the rise in the employment cost index, they said a tightening jobs market suggested wage growth would soon accelerate significantly. Most members of the Federal Reserve appear to believe it...
StreetInsider.com  Jul 31  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Economic+Data/UPDATE%3A+Employment+Cost+Index+0.7%25+vs+0.5%25+Expected/9707332.html for the full story.
MarketWatch  Jul 31  Comment 
An index that measures the price of U.S. labor rose in the second quarter at the fastest pace since the fall of 2008, largely because of higher retirement and health-care benefits. The employment cost index climbed 0.7% in the second quarter after...
MarketWatch  Apr 30  Comment 
The employment cost index, which measures the price of U.S. labor, rose a seasonally adjusted 0.3% in the first quarter, marking the smallest increase since the fall of 2011, the Labor Department said Wednesday. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch...
StreetInsider.com  Apr 30  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Economic+Data/Q1+Employment+Cost+Index+0.3%25+vs+0.5%25+Expected/9426200.html for the full story.
MarketWatch  Apr 30  Comment 
The U.S. economy likely grew at a much slower pace during a brutally cold first quarter while the cost of labor was little changed, according to economists polled by MarketWatch. The economy probably expanded at a 1% rate in the first three months...
Yahoo  Jan 31  Comment 
Labor costs rose in the fourth quarter, with the biggest jump in wages and salaries since 2009, but there was still little sign of wage inflation amid slack in the jobs market. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor costs,...




 
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