Unemployment Data Today

by Laura Ehrenberg-Chesler on September 7, 2012

in Economic Indicators,Employment,politics

On our Crossvault blog we try to write about issues that do not necessarily appear on the front page of the “Wall Street Journal”, or at least present an original analysis of the readily available data.  Today however, may be an exception.

The August unemployment data was released this morning and for our readers who have not yet seen it, it was not as good as expected.

From the “WSJ”:

U.S. payrolls increased by a seasonally adjusted 96,000 jobs last yleisesta luonteesta poiketen Pai Gow pokerin tahti on hieman hitaammanpuoleinen. month, the Labor Department said Friday. The politically important unemployment rate, obtained by a separate survey of U.S. households, fell to 8.1% from 8.3%, mainly because nbso online casino reviews of more people dropping out of the work force.

Economists surveyed by Dow Jones Newswires expected a gain of 125,000 in payrolls and an 8.3% jobless rate.

I think the data is worth highlighting because coming on the heels of the two political conventions, it may have an impact on the opinions of voters, how they view their own prospects for the future, and who may be the better candidate to address this seemingly intractable challenge.



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