Monthly Archives: February 2012

Economy Builds Momentum as January Hiring Surpasses Expectations; Continuing Risks Warrant Caution

February 3, 2012 January employment gains significantly outpaced expectations, providing further evidence that the economy is on the mend. Hiring was broad-based, reinforcing the perception that the recovery is not reliant on a single sector, but the gains have yet to reach the levels necessary to significantly reduce the massive work force displacement created during […]