The government changed the "seasonal adjustment" it made to the payroll numbers--and, in so doing, boosted the number of "jobs" created in October by 100,000.
John Reeder over at Marketwi.se warns us that this might be a reason to worry given the mainstream media’s track record of calling booms or busts at exactly the wrong times.
Hmmm… “Five states had to be estimated… including California?” That’s interesting how a real number increase of 22,560 turns into a seasonally adjusted decrease. The week ending July 3 was a full week. It will be interesting to see how they manipulat
The U.S. economy is strengthening but there's still much to be done to put Americans back to work, President Barack Obama said Tuesday after meeting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at the White House.