Weak labor market data: Not necessarily a signal of a slowing economy

Last Friday, the Labor Department released employment figures for the month of May. The numbers proved somewhat disappointing. Many economists suggest last week’s weak labor market data means the American economy is slowing down. Some say this slowing economy marks the beginning of the end of the long recovery / expansion following the last recession.

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Michael Busler

Michael Busler

Dr. Busler is an economist and a public policy analyst. He is a Professor of Finance at Stockton University. His op-ed columns appear in Townhall, Newsmax.