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Mixed Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Down to 7.8%

Ryanator2012 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 12:10 PM
"The unemployment rate declined by 0.3 percentage point to 7.8 percent in September. For the first 8 months of the year, the rate held within a narrow range of 8.1 and 8.3 percent. The number of unemployed persons, at 12.1 million, decreased by 456,000 in September. (See table A-1.)"
Buck O Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 12:14 PM
With only 114,000 new jobs. Hmmmm...
AmyDB Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 12:12 PM
114,000 jobs created
456,000 fewer people on the unemployment rolls

Where did those 342,000 people who no longer count to the government go?

Those numbers are from the BLS report too Ryan.
John Bull Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 12:12 PM
Said the commie in the crowd..
hey Akhmed you should come and visit America...
it is obvious you know nothing of it...
Now go rim your nekkind emperor..
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...