September Jobs Report: Hurricanes And Largest Gain in Full-time Employment Since 1999 (Hourly Earnings YoY Highest Since 2009)

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The hurricane-impacted jobs report is out for September.

The good news? Full-time employment rose by 935,000! The largest increase since 1999.


And then there is average hourly earnings YoY which just hit the highest growth rate since 2009.


Of course, the labor market was thrown a curveball with the hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The usual cry of labor shortages have begun appearing.

Here are the rest of the jobs numbers.


What will The Fed do now?


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