unemployment
Oct 2017

September jobs report lays an egg: 33,000 jobs lost

Ed Morrissey Oct 06, 2017 9:21 AM

Harvey and Irma pounds US again.

Sep 2017

As with everything else, it’s complicated

Jul 2017

No June swoon: US adds 222,000 jobs

Ed Morrissey Jul 07, 2017 9:21 AM

Labor force surge.

Jun 2017

Labor force falls.

May 2017

Status quo ante.

Mar 2017

Gallup’s Happiness Poll finds Americans aren’t very

Andrew Malcolm Mar 23, 2017 10:01 PM

They don’t look happy.

If you have a savings account you’ll thank me

Feb 2017

January jobs report: 227K jobs added, 4.8% U-3 rate

Ed Morrissey Feb 03, 2017 10:01 AM

Uptick in participation rate?

Jan 2017

The Affordable Care Act website is open! Oh… and so is the unemployment office

Reuters: Hey, we hit “full employment”!

Dec 2016

What a difference a month makes

Nov 2016

Miss on jobs again: 161,000 added in October

Ed Morrissey Nov 04, 2016 10:41 AM

2016 coming in 50K a month lower than last year.

Aug 2016

Pleasant surprise?

Jul 2016

Objects in mirror are less positive than they appear

Jun 2016

Did we actually lose jobs in May?

Ed Morrissey Jun 06, 2016 10:41 AM

Fed facepalm?

59K subtracted from last two months.

May 2016
Apr 2016

Help not wanted

“employed people tended to re-distribute the money less…”

Surprise, surprise

When you’re making an omelet, sometimes you have to crack a few eggs

Jan 2016

So I guess you’ve got everything else wrapped up?

But everyone gets a pony

Dec 2015

Wishful thinking is not economics

Nov 2015

October jobs report shows 271,000 jobs added

Ed Morrissey Nov 06, 2015 9:21 AM

All eyes on the Fed.

Oct 2015

September jobs report whiffs: 142,000 jobs added

Ed Morrissey Oct 02, 2015 9:11 AM

Sour notes.

Sep 2015

Dropping out.

Jul 2015
Jun 2015

May jobs report: 280,000 jobs added, U-3 at 5.5%

Ed Morrissey Jun 05, 2015 10:01 AM

Not bad. But not great, either.

Apr 2015

Obama on Baltimore riots: Blame Republicans

Noah Rothman Apr 28, 2015 3:21 PM

Impotence.

Feb 2015
Jan 2015

Participation rate falls to 36-year low and wages decline slightly.

Dec 2014

Romney was right, yet again.

Nov 2014

The War on Poverty is over. Poverty won.

Workforce participation rate still near 36-year low at 62.8%.

Oct 2014

Lowest participation rate since February 1978

Aug 2014

Government work.

Jul 2014

It isn’t about “income inequality”, no matter how the media tries to sell that

But the civilian workforce participation rate still at 36-year low of 62.8%.

Jun 2014

“The thing that’s amazing is that people have been extremely honest.”

May 2014

Big deal.

Waxing philosophical.