From Seeking Alpha: US Employment in Real English

Posted on April 9, 2012

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employment“There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the US employment situation over the past few months. The January data was particularly contentious, in part because that’s when the BLS, or Bureau of Labor Statistics, made its annual revisions to try to square its numbers with changes in the population. The BLS uses two different surveys, the Household Survey and the Establishment Survey, and sometimes it’s difficult to get the twain to meet. But the employment figures for March, released this Friday, had tongues wagging even without annual revisions” (from Seeking Alpha).

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