Post Profile

Demand More than ‘New Normal’

All eyes are on Friday’s employment report, with the focus apparently on whether the Obama administration can reach 200,000 a month in April. Our question is why? Why has creating 200,000 jobs become the litmus test of a successful jobs report? Given the deep jobs deficit in which our economy finds itself, we need a lot more jobs than that. In the first 24 months of the average postwar recovery from recession, the economy created 147,000 payroll jobs on average.
read more


Related Posts

Why Aren't Businesses Hiring?

Politics / US Politics : FiveThirtyEight (5 years ago)

Friday's employment report was the second disappointing employment report in a row. It stated the private sector only create 83,000 jobs. This leads to the question -- why aren't more jobs being created? There are four reasons: Capa...

This indicator makes it clear that wage growth is coming

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (5 hours ago)

There's little doubt the US job market is on fire. Economists forecast Friday's jobs report will show the economy added over 200,000 jobs for a 13th straight month in March. But the one laggard in the labor market story has been wag...

Krauthammer's Take

US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner (3 years ago)

From Special Report with Bret Baier | Friday, April 6, 2012 On Friday’s employment report showing that the economy created only 120,000 jobs in March, about half the net growth of each of the three prior months: Keep reading this po...

LABOR FORCE DISAPPEARS IN OBAMA’S DEPRESSION: “The big news in Friday’s employment report was no…

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (3 years ago)

LABOR FORCE DISAPPEARS IN OBAMA’S DEPRESSION: “The big news in Friday’s employment report was not the miserable 115,000 jobs the economy added in April, but the disappearance of 340,000 workers from the labor force. We haven’t seen ...

Old and Busted: The White House Will Soon Be Creating 500,000 Jobs A MonthNew Hotness: The White House Does Not Create Jobs

US Politics / Conservative : Ace of Spades HQ (4 years ago)

Joe Biden, April 23, 2010: "All in all we're going to be creating somewhere between 100[,000] and 200,000 jobs next month, I predict," Biden said, according to a pool report, adding that he "got in trouble" for a job growth...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC