The November jobs report is out and the highlight is that US Average Hourly Earnings GREW at a rate of 4.7% YoY. Unfortunately, inflation is still raging resulting in REAL US Average Hourly Earnings DECLINING at a rate of -1.71% YoY.
REAL US home price growth is slowing and is at 12.856% YoY as REAL average hourly earnings slowed to -1.7094% YoY.
The lowlight of the November jobs report is that only 199K jobs were added versus the 450K jobs expected to be added. At least the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%.
WHERE we the jobs added? Leisure and hospitality led the way! Hey bartender.
Yes, REAL wage growth and REAL home price growth are slowing.