2018 has been a banner year for the job market. A big question for 2019 is whether this long recovery will end during the year. The more important question is whether the end—whenever it comes—will be graceful or ugly.
Adding 155,000 jobs this month is not a disappointment.
Trade wars seem to be hurting the dairy industry, but tariffs haven’t yet made an impact on the overall labor market.
Demand for workers is strong and has reached levels where workers are feeling more empowered.