Employment Cost Index

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Yahoo  Jan 29  Comment 
U.S. paychecks increased moderately in the final three months of last year, yet the gain was little changed from the sluggish post-recession trend. The employment cost index, which tracks wages and benefits, ...
Clusterstock  Aug 25  Comment 
It's no secret that the US has seen disappointing wage growth over the past few months. Wage growth hit a record low for the second quarter, according to the employment cost index, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month....
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.”




 
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