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Last Hurrah for Jobs?

andrew299 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 10:26 AM
Jobs, jobs, we don't need no stinking jobs.

The establishment survey reported a gain of  157,000 job this month.

However, for the third consecutive month, the household survey is much weaker than the headline number.

The household survey shows a gain of a mere 17,000 jobs. Last month the household survey gained only 28,000 jobs. The unemployment rate rose to 7.9%.

As measured by the household survey (the basis for the reported unemployment number) the number of unemployed rose by 126,000.

Note: The BLS did not produce its usual...