Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hiring Gains Momentum as Unemployment Claims Fall; Sequester Still a Wild Card

March 15, 2013 Fears of the federal sequester did little to deter private-sector employers from dramatically boosting job creation last month, providing further evidence that the job market is building momentum. This trend has been reiterated by a drop in first-time unemployment claims, with the four-week moving average tightening to a new post-recession low. Although […]