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Mixed Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Down to 7.8%

neoreconstructionist Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 10:07 AM
Debate?what debate? Unemployment under 8%, How bout them cowboys?!
D G Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 10:12 AM
"The average unemployment rate for my 8 years was 5.3%. Miss me, yet?" ..... GWB
Anne_1 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 10:07 AM
Thanks to the REPUBLICAN governors who lowered TAXES in their states.
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...