Friday, November 2, 2012

Jobs

According to Alan B. Krueger, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, 
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that private sector businesses added 184,000 jobs last month, the biggest monthly gain in eight months. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 171,000 jobs in October. Revisions to the previous two months added another 84,000 jobs. The economy has now added private sector jobs for 32 straight months, and a total of 5.4 million jobs have been added during that period, taking account of the preliminary benchmark revision.
 For those who like graphs, the trend looks like this:


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