Monday, February 6, 2012

Numbers That Don’t Add Up; No Greece Relief

I am flummoxed by the latest employment numbers. The headline numbers on Friday depict a picture of recovery: January unemployment fell to 8.3% and non-farm payrolls jumped by 243,000.  But here is what I just don’t get: By the government’s own numbers in deeper layers of the employment report, civilian employment dropped from 140,681,000 in December, 2011 to 139,944,000 ... read more here:

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