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Wall Street woes may touch staffing

September 18, 2008

Financial services is big staffing customer
Mayor - Lehman Brothers may keep most New York workers
Search firm says it's seeing more resumes

Economic indicators update

September 5, 2008

ECRI weekly leading index contracts
Manufacturing and nonmanufacturing indices running flat
Four-week jobless claims up 11.5% from July

Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis

September 3, 2008

SISI gains 1.9%; 16 firms up, 4 down
Cheaper oil boosts broader market
CDI, TrueBlue see big gains

Survey of Professional Forecasters

August 13, 2008

Real GDP growth projected: 3Q08 to be 1.2%, 4Q08 to be 0.7%
Unemployment to reach 6.0%
U.S. economy to start adding jobs again in 2Q09

Economic indicators update

August 8, 2008

ECRI weekly leading index contracts further
Jobless claims up, but new program may play role in increase
Services sector better than expected, but still no growth

Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis

August 1, 2008

SISI Index falls 0.8% in July
16 firms up, 5 down
European weakness hits some international firms

BRIEFING -- JUNE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

July 3, 2008

Temp jobs off 30,400
Staffing weighs heavily in U.S. June job loss
Unemployment stable at 5.5%
Place and search cutting staff

Most economic signals negative in June

July 3, 2008

Broad economic indices still negative, but not getting worse
U.S. manufacturing sector grows, service sector contracts
Jobless claims rise

Staffing stock index falls 6.2% in June

July 2, 2008

Nonetheless staffing stocks outperformed broader market, S&P down 8.6%
Decline comes amid continuing concerns over economy, oil prices
No staffing stocks reach new highs

BRIEFING -- Healthcare staffing 2008-2009 forecast, June update

June 30, 2008

2008 healthcare forecast lowered to 5.0%
Allied healthcare losing steam
Locums, nursing performing as expected