Tuesday, January 07, 2014
The Rasmussen Employment Index which measures worker confidence rose four points in December continuing the upward trend it began in November.
At 89.8, worker confidence is at its highest level since June but is still down five points from the all-time high of 94.4 in May of last year. The index hit a low for 2013 of 81.2 in October. It stood at 91.2 in December 2012.
Generally speaking, an increase in the Rasmussen Employment Index suggests the upcoming government report on job creation will be stronger than the prior month’s report.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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