Employment Cost Index

Clusterstock  Aug 3  Comment 
Personal income rose more than expected in June, and spending came in just in line with estimates. Personal income rose 0.4% (0.3% estimated) and personal spending rose 0.2%. The data for May was revised down, with personal spending up 0.7%...
TheStreet.com  Jul 31  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Notable companies releasing quarterly earnings reports Friday include oil companies Exxon Mobil  and Chevron  , while key economic data includes the employment cost index. On the earnings front, Royal Caribbean  ...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 31  Comment 
Clusterstock  Jul 10  Comment 
(Reuters) - The evidence of U.S. wage growth has been underwhelming, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Friday, adding he expects measurements to pick up and give the central bank confidence that inflation will rise to a 2-percent...
Clusterstock  Jun 8  Comment 
Tuesday's job openings & labor turnover survey (JOLTS) report, which breaks down job openings, layoffs, and turnover, could give us a big clue on where wages are going. In a research note, UBS economist Sam Coffin looked at the relationship...
The Economic Times  May 17  Comment 
“The chances of rate tightening have increased because the first quarter employment cost index has shown the biggest yearly gains since 2008.”
MarketWatch  Apr 30  Comment 
The cost of employing the average U.S. worker climbed 0.7% in the first quarter, according to a closely watched gauge. The employment cost index rose after a 0.5% increase in the fourth quarter. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had expected a...
MarketWatch  Jan 30  Comment 
An index that measures the price of U.S. labor moderated in the fourth quarter. The employment cost index climbed 0.6% in the fourth quarter after a 0.7% increase in both the second and the third quarters. The gain was in line with Wall Street...
MarketWatch  Jan 29  Comment 
For financial markets, the fourth-quarter reading of employment costs on Friday will be more important than the fourth-quarter GDP data released at same time.
StreetInsider.com  Oct 31  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Economic+Data/Q3+Employment+Cost+Index+0.7%25+vs+0.5%25+Expected/9961962.html for the full story.
MarketWatch  Oct 31  Comment 
The employment cost index measuring the price of U.S. labor rose 0.7% for the second straight quarter to mark the biggest back-to-back gain since 2008, suggesting that businesses are facing rising labor costs. Economists polled by MarketWatch had...
Clusterstock  Oct 31  Comment 

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