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The Jobs Report

April 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments

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The headlines speak for themselves.

  • March payrolls down 80,000.
  • This is the largest decline since March 2003.
  • The decline in payrolls was steeper than the 60,000 decrease that had been expected.
  • Job losses thus have totaled 232,000 since the New Year, an average of 77,000 lost jobs per month.
  • Unemployment rate jumps to 5.1%.
  • Data fans recession fears.

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  • John Lacey

    I probably shouldn’t admit to this… but it only just occurred to me the significance of the Steve Jobs pictures. lol. D’oh!

  • Brian

    Yeah, that’s been my running joke. I love that picture. Look at the saucy glint in his eye, the shirt unbuttoned, the languid pose: it’s clearly early 80s, big pimpin Steve-o.