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Swiss second after Australia/NZL as for Employment Growth Since December 2007.


Employment (Job statistics): 2.0% increase in the 1st quarter 2013


The following numbers are seasonally adjusted.

Employment in Switzerland (Job statistics, sections B-S, interior concept)
Seasonally adjusted employment in Switzerland in December 2007 was 3.883 Million, against 4.15 Million today, an increase of 6.9%. Not seasonally adjusted, it might be more… (source BFS)


Hence updated with Switzerland.
  1. Ozeania +8.1%
  2. Switzerland +6.9%
  3. Germany +5.8%
  4. Canada +4.3%
  5. Sweden +2.6%
  6. UK +0.9%
  7. Dutch +0.7%
  8. USA -2.1%
  9. Japan -2.3%
  10. Italy -3.1%
remember that Japan’s population is falling, while the US, but also the Swiss is growing.
And this is the figure that counts for the United States and the dollar.
Source: Labor Department; Chart: Bloomberg View
If we look at the strong employment figures even since before the crisis and add the strong improvements in emerging markets, we understand why stock markets were trading at record-highs. But:
Why do not need all this money printing for?
Just because the U.S. has been so weak and the whole world needs to copy them?
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George Dorgan
George Dorgan (penname) predicted the end of the EUR/CHF peg at the CFA Society and at many occasions on and on this blog. Several Swiss and international financial advisors support the site. These firms aim to deliver independent advice from the often misleading mainstream of banks and asset managers. George is FinTech entrepreneur, financial author and alternative economist. He speak seven languages fluently.
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