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Maine Jobs Report, Personal Income Data, and Coincident Index: Cautious Optimism

LAST week, the jobs data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that Maine’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.7%, but that the economy 4,900 jobs. ¬†While these numbers indicate steady growth, there are reasons the data should call for cautious optimism. First, the 4,900 jobs were the single biggest month-over-month increase during the […]