Real Vision Podcast What Does the December Jobs Report Tell Us About Growth?

Episode Summary

Jan 08 2022 . 33 MIN

What Does the December Jobs Report Tell Us About Growth?

DB-Jan 07,2022:Non-farm payrolls in the U.S. rose by 199,000 in December, which pales in comparison to the original estimate of 422,000. Despite the actual numbers landing below expectations, unemployment in the country fell to 3.9%, which was actually better than the estimated 4.1%. Wages increased 4.7% year-over-year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The industries that reaped the benefits the most were leisure and hospitality. Peter Boockvar, CIO of Bleakley Advisory Group and author of The Boock Report, joins to examine the U.S labor force and inflation. Meanwhile, Bitcoin has been slipping all week and is now below $42,000, levels not seen since September last year. This too is the result of the Federal Reserve’s December meeting minutes hinting at earlier- and faster-than-expected rate hikes. In Europe, inflation hit a record high of 5% in December, leaving people debating whether the European Central Bank should be more aggressive at combating price hikes. Interviewed by Maggie Lake. Want to submit questions? Drop them right here on the Exchange:



Ash Bennington

Follow Us

We'll be tweeting new episodes, polls, questions, and show updates. Follow us and say hi!


Join the revolution

Choose your membership level below

Real Vision Essential

Essential insights for all investors

Our core membership, Real Vision ESSENTIAL, unlocks our most popular shows, introducing the key market themes we focus on and featuring hard-to-access guests like Kyle Bass, Jim Chanos, Jim Grant, Stan Druckenmiller and many more.

Become a member now and get analysis you won’t find anywhere else.

  • Daily interviews, investment ideas and presentations

  • The Real Vision Daily Briefing – after market close

  • Quarterly two-week long investment themes

  • Full, ad-free access to the archive

  • Binge anytime, anywhere on mobile and OTT apps, and offline with downloadable video, audio and transcripts

Become a member today

Plans starting at just $239/year. Cancel anytime.

Select your plan