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Jobs outlook for central Ohio much weaker than a year ago – Business – The Columbus Dispatch

Manpower’s quarterly jobs outlook for central Ohio this fall is much weaker than during the same period last year.

Blame the coronavirus pandemic and the damage it has done to the economy.

The survey, released Tuesday, shows that 15% of employers expect to hire in the final three months of 2020, while 10% say they’ll cut staff. Of the rest, 72% will keep staffing where it is and 3% are unsure.

The five-point spread between hiring and firing is 26 points below where it was a year ago, when central Ohio had the strongest hiring outlook in the country among the 100 biggest metro areas and the weakest outlook among Ohio’s big metro areas.

Dayton has the strongest outlook with a 14-point spread between hiring and firing. For the state, that spread is eight points.

Among the big metro areas in Ohio, only Cincinnati has a better outlook than it

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ECB Confronts Weaker Economy, Stronger Euro: Decision Day Guide

(Bloomberg) — European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde will have to walk a fine line on Thursday as she portrays a euro-area economy that’s recovering as hoped from the coronavirus pandemic yet still in need of massive support.

While new economic projections will confirm that the worst downside risks haven’t materialized, they’ll still be bleak and subject to high uncertainty. Lagarde also now has to deal with a stronger euro that could hamper the upturn.



Christine Lagarde with his mouth open: European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde Announces Rate Decision


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European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde Announces Rate Decision

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Read more: ECB Forecasts Said to Show More Confidence in Economic Outlook

The Governing Council is expected to keep its 1.35 trillion euro ($1.6 trillion) emergency bond-buying program and record-low interest rates unchanged for now. But the president will be quizzed in her press conferences on market expectations for more stimulus later this year.



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Manpower outlook for central Ohio much weaker than a year ago – Business – The Columbus Dispatch

Manpower’s quarterly jobs outlook for central Ohio this fall is much weaker than during the same period last year.

Blame the coronavirus pandemic and the damage it has done to the economy.

The survey, released Tuesday, shows that 15% of employers expect to hire in the final three months of 2020 while 10% say they’ll cut staff. Of the rest, 72% will keep staffing where it is and 3% are unsure.

The five-point spread between hiring and firing is 26 points below where it was a year ago, when central Ohio had the strongest hiring outlook in the country among the 100 biggest metro areas and the weakest outlook among Ohio’s big metro areas.

Dayton has the strongest outlook with a 14-point spread between hiring and firing. For the state, that spread is eight points.

Among the big metro areas in Ohio, only Cincinnati has a better outlook than it

Read More