Friday, January 06, 2006

Quick note on jobs data 

It will be fun to see how the new employment report is reported in the press. Will people focus on 108,000 jobs created in December and say that's bad? Or will MSM report that November employment was revised from 215k to 350k? If you add the revision to the new number, that's a very solid 248k new jobs created. Here's one blogger for "whoa, big slowdown!" and wondering why he didn't see what's happened to job claims?