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Delayed Jobs Report Finds U.S. Adding Only 148,000 Jobs
NYT ^ | Oct. 22, 2013 | CATHERINE RAMPELL

Posted on 10/22/2013 9:57:38 AM PDT by 1rudeboy

American employers added 148,000 jobs in September, a discouraging report that may still be too optimistic about the job market.

The report from the Labor Department [link omitted] is based on data collected before the recent government shutdown even started, so it doesn’t factor in the resulting furloughs. Adding to the uncertainty, the coming data releases will be delayed and distorted by the temporary shutdown, making it difficult to get an accurate picture of the underlying health of the economy.

Weakness in the September hiring figures — coupled with the complications about the upcoming releases — is expected to further delay the Federal Reserve’s decision to start tapering its stimulus programs.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


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1 posted on 10/22/2013 9:57:38 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

Hw many are less than 30 hr. per week?


2 posted on 10/22/2013 9:59:19 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman

From reading the report, I’d say 0%.


3 posted on 10/22/2013 10:01:49 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Signalman

Well, that might not be true, either. But I gather that the jobs added at fewer than 30hrs/week were equal to those added at more than 30hrs/week. Again, just from reading the report.


4 posted on 10/22/2013 10:04:14 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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5 posted on 10/22/2013 10:10:40 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Unexpected...?


6 posted on 10/22/2013 10:27:18 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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BUT the Fox news radio station is reporting that Obama has the unemployment rate down to.......wair for it.... Unemployment rate falls to lowest level since November 2008
7 posted on 10/22/2013 11:00:24 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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Yeah, I heard that. Fox News Radio is part of the msm.


8 posted on 10/22/2013 5:00:11 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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Also heard tonight the Admin is blaming the lower employment numbers on the SHUTDOWN.
9 posted on 10/22/2013 8:23:25 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio

These numbers were from Sept. but that won’t matter to the demonrats and their low info voters.


10 posted on 10/22/2013 8:56:48 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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