Are the jobs numbers correct?
Previous jobs reports have been subject to huge revisions. One oddity in the latest report might indicate a future revision as well.
So, let's summarize...unemployment fell from 8.3% to 8.2% because 330,000 people left the workforce but the full unemployment number,the one that counts discouraged workers who have stopped looking for work and workers in part-time jobs who are looking for full-time jobs fell in March to 14.5% from 14.9%. This cannot be mathematically correct and is also illogical. It simply does not compute that more people (330,000) dropped out of the workforce, but the "full unemployment" rate improved from 14.9% to 14.5%.
Clearly our government's employment numbers are bogus. Why isn't the press investigating this?
ALL LIES - ALL PROPAGANDA !!
What's the reason for the stock markets rise? On what fundamentals?
This is the greatest single scam on the US public ever.
If your in the market-- get out by the day before the election because the crash be a comin the day after!
You've been warned!
Does anyone really know what is going on for real?
Unemployment, Gas prices,
The whole thing just sucks and that the whole thing in a nut shell.
Are the people who are no longer on unemplyment counted?
Those people are still looking and are not counted. When are we going to wake up and realize we are continually being bamboolzed by the media and the Democrats?
The sad thing about all of this, is that the general public has pretty much lost faith in our political process. It seems like every one in politics is only interested in getting re-elected and is not doing what is truly best for our country.
What a stupid article.
"The nation's jobs picture got a weaker-than-expected shot in the arm Friday, following a report from the Labor Department that showed the economy created 120,000 jobs in March well below analyst expectations of 200,000 newly created positions."
Maybe the truth is coming out afterall and the economy is not as "robust" as the so called "experts" would like everyone to believe. Any of course since the number came in well below the estimated 200,000 it is assumed there has to be an error. However, if the number came in above the 200,000 estimate then the "experts" would explain it as a much improved economy etc. Getting an accurate new job creation number should not be all that difficult. Since every company is required to fill out certain paperwork and then report to the government when a new employee is hired it should be a simple calculation as to the actual new hirers per month. It will be interesting to see how much "damage control" the Labor Dept does before next Monday to help eliminate a drop in the market due to the negative report. I look for them to come up with an excuse that something wasn't calculated correctly etc. and there will be a revised report showing that there were close to 250,000 jobs created so of course then the investors will "cheer" the good news and the market will "soar".
The Unemployment Rate will go to 0% if they just keep eliminating the people who have run out of eligibility for benefits. Who are they kidding? If you lose everything and have to live under a bridge you no longeer count as unemployed?
Barak Obama is the worst thing that has ever happened to the poor people in this country. He doubled the price of gas in three years and spend Billions of $ on electric cars which no poor person will ever be able to afford.
There are more people on food stamps than ever before and less people with helath insurance than before he passed Obamacare.
All of the numbers are just made up by some moron like Timmy the Geek Geitner.
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
This is O-BLAH-BLAH controled media at its finest, just like states can't have the same laws the feds can.( look at what was passed in Az. but shot down by the feds.)
jlum..... Didn't you hear? The recession ended 2 years ago. Just ask O-BLAH-BLAH or his lame-stream media.
I just wish the media was not so afraid of O-BLAH-BLAH, and would actually report the real news.
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