No Hurricane, Yet

No Hurricane, Yet

June 06, 2022
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JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon caused a stir lately when he talked about a "hurricane" hitting the US economy.  We think he may eventually be right, but is way too early.  The employment report for May confirmed that the US economy continues to grow.

Both major measures of jobs went up in May: nonfarm payrolls rose 390,000, while civilian employment increased 321,000.  Total hours worked expanded 0.3%.  Has a recession already started?  Certainly not.

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