The Numbers: May 18

The numbers, for how things are adding up this week!


The number of jobs added in April.  The labor market continued its strong performance with another month of gains in the jobs report. The job market, on the other hand, is still tight since potential employees have high expectations for employers. What's wrong with that?


The portion of federal student loan borrowers who continued to make payments, even after the suspension. While we believe boosting your savings or paying down higher-interest debt is preferable, you have to admire their perseverance.

70+ million

The promise of a return to normal is sounding considerably more appealing. In Q1 2022, Live Nation sold a record breaking number of concert tickets. Rock on.

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