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Monster.com Sees No Fiscal Cliff Impact on Employment

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

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