Employment services company Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW) released its data on jobs, and it was better than many other reports on U.S. employment.
According to its November report:
- Monster Employment Index U.S. grows seven percent on annual basis in November
- Retail Trade (up 16 percent) leads all sectors in annual growth, while real estate and rental and leasing sector continued to track double-digit growth
- Arts, Entertainment and Recreation and Utilities record negative year-over-year growth, while Management of Companies and Information remain flat
- Among the metro markets tracked by the Index, Los Angeles records top growth, while New York loses momentum
No fiscal cliff impact here.
Douglas A. McIntyre