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Mixed Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Down to 7.8%

mary anne24 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 10:09 AM
We saw in the debate how pathetic the president's record is, and yet the media can still spin this thing. It is sad if he ends up winning. I still have huge hope that he won't win. What is wrong with the media? He will also inherit an even bigger mess from himself.
fedupp Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 10:14 AM
Don't worry. He isn't going to win.

By Nov. the anti-Obama vote will be enormous.
Summers Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 10:13 AM
Good morning, mary anne. I hope the day is good for you and the trolls find someone else to take out their anger on. ;-)
The jobs report prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics had mixed news today. Job growth was mediocre - only 114,000 new jobs were added in September, which isn't even enough to keep up with population growth. The top-line unemployment number fell to 7.8% and there was actually an increase in the labor force participation rate.

The biggest news consisted of revisions to previous reports. BLS revised the previous two months up by almost 100,000 total jobs (there were 40,000 more jobs added to August and 44,000 jobs added to July).

The economy has remained sluggish, even with the...