The U.S. Department of Labor’s monthly employment report always generates plenty of attention from the media, Main Street, and the markets — and this week will be no exception. The May 2013 report scheduled for release on Friday, June 7, is expected to show that the economy added a net new 165,000 jobs in May 2013, (the same number of net new jobs created in April 2013) and that the nation’s unemployment rate held steady at 7.5% in May 2013. (See “Closer Look: Labor Market Surveys” on page 5). This week’s report is of particular interest, given the rumblings from the Federal Reserve (Fed) on potentially scaling back, or tapering…

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