May 2017
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April jobs report: 211,000 jobs added, jobless rate 4.4%

Ed Morrissey May 05, 2017 10:01 AM

Status quo ante.

Mar 2017
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Gallup’s Happiness Poll finds Americans aren’t very

Andrew Malcolm Mar 23, 2017 10:01 PM

They don’t look happy.

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Take your medicine: it’s time for the Fed to bump the interest rate up

Jazz Shaw Mar 13, 2017 4:01 PM

If you have a savings account you’ll thank me

Feb 2017
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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
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Report: Obamacare cost us nearly 300K small business jobs

Jazz Shaw Jan 18, 2017 4:01 PM

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

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Jobs report: Wages boosted, but only 156,000 jobs added

Ed Morrissey Jan 06, 2017 10:01 AM

Reuters: Hey, we hit “full employment”!

Dec 2016
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Now that Trump’s won, media suddenly notices that a lot of new jobs are crappy

Jazz Shaw Dec 07, 2016 12:01 PM

What a difference a month makes

Nov 2016
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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
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July jobs report: 255,000 jobs added, jobless rate steady at 4.9%

Ed Morrissey Aug 05, 2016 9:21 AM

Pleasant surprise?

Jul 2016
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June jobs report: 287,000 jobs added, unemployment up to 4.9%

Steve Eggleston Jul 08, 2016 4:01 PM

Objects in mirror are less positive than they appear

Jun 2016
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Did we actually lose jobs in May?

Ed Morrissey Jun 06, 2016 10:41 AM

Fed facepalm?

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May jobs report worst in 5 years: Only 38,000 jobs added, labor force declines 458K

Ed Morrissey Jun 03, 2016 9:21 AM

59K subtracted from last two months.

May 2016
Apr 2016
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Study: Unemployment erodes belief others have a right to keep what they earn

John Sexton Apr 12, 2016 1:21 PM

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

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Union advocates: Sure the $15 minimum wage might kill jobs, but “that’s okay”

Jazz Shaw Apr 06, 2016 2:31 PM

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

Jan 2016
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Semi-retired president pitches proposal to “fix” unemployment insurance

Jazz Shaw Jan 17, 2016 5:01 PM

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

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In the economy Obama says has recovered, actually just 7% of counties have

Jazz Shaw Jan 13, 2016 3:21 PM

But everyone gets a pony

Dec 2015
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The science is (nearly) settled: a higher minimum wage costs jobs

Jazz Shaw Dec 16, 2015 2:01 PM

Wishful thinking is not economics

Nov 2015
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October jobs report shows 271,000 jobs added

Ed Morrissey Nov 06, 2015 9:21 AM

All eyes on the Fed.

Oct 2015
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September jobs report whiffs: 142,000 jobs added

Ed Morrissey Oct 02, 2015 9:11 AM

Sour notes.

Sep 2015
Jul 2015
Jun 2015
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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
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Obama on Baltimore riots: Blame Republicans

Noah Rothman Apr 28, 2015 3:21 PM


Feb 2015
Jan 2015
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December jobs report: 252K jobs added, jobless rate shrinks to 5.6%

Ed Morrissey Jan 09, 2015 9:21 AM

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

Dec 2014
Nov 2014
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Despite highest poverty numbers in 50 years, Obama okays illegals to compete for jobs in US

Bruce McQuain Nov 21, 2014 4:01 PM

The War on Poverty is over. Poverty won.

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October jobs report: 214K added, jobless rate falls to 5.8%

Ed Morrissey Nov 07, 2014 9:21 AM

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

Oct 2014
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September jobs report – 248,000 jobs added, 5.9% unemployment rate

Steve Eggleston Oct 03, 2014 11:21 AM

Lowest participation rate since February 1978

Aug 2014
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July jobs report: 209,000 jobs added, jobless rate 6.2%

Ed Morrissey Aug 01, 2014 11:21 AM

Government work.

Jul 2014
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Average American household income declines 36% since 2003

Bruce McQuain Jul 28, 2014 5:21 PM

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

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June jobs report: 288,000 jobs created, jobless rate drops to 6.1%

Ed Morrissey Jul 03, 2014 8:36 AM

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

Jun 2014
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Video: The employee-free cafe and the honor system in North Dakota

Ed Morrissey Jun 24, 2014 4:01 PM

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

May 2014
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CBS: Don’t expect the economy to rebound significantly

Ed Morrissey May 30, 2014 10:41 AM

Big deal.

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House Democrat jokes “communism works” as argument for … open borders

Ed Morrissey May 21, 2014 4:01 PM

Waxing philosophical.

Apr 2014
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ADP employment report estimates 191,000 jobs added in March

Ed Morrissey Apr 02, 2014 9:21 AM

Thaw, not warmth.

Mar 2014
Feb 2014
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The minimum wage and “the end of work”

Jazz Shaw Feb 22, 2014 2:31 PM

Productivity crisis