The number of new job openings in the US markets decreased by 6.2%. What is in store for the U.S. markets and Bitcoin?
It is the 2nd largest decline in American history so far. The healthcare and social assistance sector saw one of the least vacancies.
July had nearly two job openings for every unemployed person. It has dropped down to 1.7 now. Employers will have more say as the demand for labor is rapidly decreasing in the markets.
Will unemployment rise in the US economy?
Despite two consecutive quarters of negative GDP, the US labor market stands strong, with the latest unemployment data at 3.7%. However, the decrease in new job openings is an early sign that the American economy might see unemployment increasing in the coming months.
The FED is aggressively raising the interest rates to curb inflation to its target of 2%. Due to this, the demand is tightened in the labor market.
If unemployment increases, the purchasing power of people decreases. There will be less demand for various commodities. People will get mindful of their spending, resulting in the inflation numbers coming down.
What is the impact on Bitcoin?
As unemployment increases, the economy might head into a recession. A recession is a period of decline in economic activities. Retailers prefer to keep cash handy instead of investing it in the markets. They might choose to avoid highly volatile investment instruments like Bitcoin.Historically, the decrease in ne
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