Friday, June 5, 2015

Jobs Day Pondering...Perspectives on Current Recovery

Things to ponder over the weekend regarding today's jobs data...offering some wider perspective.  The most recent "recovery" looks nothing like previous recoveries...or recovery at all?!?

Federal Debt compared to full time jobs.
Federal debt vs. full time jobs, peaks to peaks. 

Full time US employees vs. Wilshire 5000 index (essentially representing all US equities).

Below, change from peaks to peaks in full time employment and Wilshire 5000 index.

Below, change from peaks to peaks in full time employment vs. population growth.