The day before official Bureau numbers are released, a new Gallup survey has February's unemployment rate jumping up 0.5% to 9.1%.
Gallup: Up to 8.6%. ADP: Hiring slowed significantly in April (and wasn't very good in March). The four-week moving average of initial jobless claims rises to its highest level since December. And the Obama-controlled Bureau of Labo... Read Post
Merry Christmas and Happy Hannukah from your friends at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The November jobs numbers were very good, across the board. The unemployment rate fell to 7 percent, its lowest level in exactly five years, fro... Read Post
Real unemployment jumped up to 19.1%. 19.1%. Remember when Bush's unemployment rate of 5.5% was being knocked because the real unemployment rate was something like 8%? The government releases its own numbers tomorrow. I'm very curio... Read Post