Category Archives: Wages

In Nearly 70% Of US Counties, The Average Worker Can’t Afford To Buy A Home

In Nearly 70% Of US Counties, The Average Worker Can’t Afford To Buy A Home | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-28/nearly-70-us-counties-average-worker-cant-afford-buy-home Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: A measurement of what the economy lost during the Obama Administration…

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American Small Business Workers See Historic Wage Increases Secured by Strict Immigration Enforcement

American Small Business Workers See Historic Wage Increases Secured by Strict Immigration Enforcement | Breitbart http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/02/18/american-small-business-workers-see-historic-wage-increases-secured-strict-immigration-enforcement/ Re-posted from Breitbart. Geoff Geoff Comments: American can now see, enforcing the law, works…

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Wage Inflation is Finally here, and it’s Toxic for the Fed

Wage Inflation is Finally here, and it’s Toxic for the Fed | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2018/02/02/wage-inflation-is-finally-here-and-its-toxic-for-the-fed/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: Now watch the Fed raise interest rates…

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U.S. hiring accelerates; annual wage growth strongest since 2009

U.S. hiring accelerates; annual wage growth strongest since 2009 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-hiring-accelerates-annual-wage-growth-strongest-since-2009-idUSKBN1FM0EW?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtopNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Top+News%29 Re-posted from Reuters. Geoff Geoff Comments: As President Trump promised, the economy is growing at 3+%…

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FedEx Announces $3.2 Billion in Wage Increases, Bonuses Due to Tax Reform

FedEx Announces $3.2 Billion in Wage Increases, Bonuses Due to Tax Reform http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/26/fedex-announces-3-2-billion-wage-increases-bonuses-due-tax-reform/ Re-posted from Breitbart. Geoff Geoff Comments: More good economic news every day…

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Lower taxes and tight labor market prompt Walmart to hike U.S. wages

Lower taxes and tight labor market prompt Walmart to hike U.S. wages https://www.reuters.com/article/us-walmart-wages/lower-taxes-and-tight-labor-market-prompt-walmart-to-hike-u-s-wages-idUSKBN1F01N8?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtopNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Top+News%29 Re-posted from Reuters. Geoff Geoff Comments: More evidence of President Trump’s effectiveness at improving the economy…

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Fifth Third Bancorp unveils bonuses, minimum wage hike after tax bill passage

Fifth Third Bancorp unveils bonuses, minimum wage hike after tax bill passage https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/20/fifth-third-bancorp-unveils-bonuses-minimum-wage-hike-after-tax-bill-passage.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: As President Trump’s Agenda takes hold, American workers benefit…

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Growing Number of Companies Complain About Inability to Find Workers: So Why is Wage Growth So Low?

Growing Number of Companies Complain About Inability to Find Workers: So Why is Wage Growth So Low? | MishTalk https://mishtalk.com/2017/07/17/growing-number-of-companies-complain-about-inability-to-find-workers/ Re-posted from MishTalk. Geoff Geoff Comments: As we have been discussing, the lack of skilled labor, the advent of an … Continue reading

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Why Wages Are So Weak – A Thought Experiment

Why Wages Are So Weak – A Thought Experiment | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-10/why-wages-are-so-weak-thought-experiment Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: In addition to the explanation offered, consider this, after nearly a decade of massive middle class unemployment, and the advent … Continue reading

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The Latest Jobs Report Shows More People Are Hiring, But Wages Are Stubbornly Low

The Latest Jobs Report Shows More People Are Hiring, But Wages Are Stubbornly Low – NBC News http://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/do-june-s-jobs-gains-show-strengthening-economy-n780551?cid=public-rss_20170709 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: Yes it is true, however, the conundrum we are seeing hides a pertinent fact, the … Continue reading

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