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Friday, October 03, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: US Economy Adds 248,000 Jobs in September

U.S. economy added 248,000 jobs in September, far outpacing the 215,000 jobs Wall Street was expecting. The unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent during the month, the lowest since July 2008, while the expectation was for it to remain steady at 6.1 percent. Meanwhile, the labor force participation rate dropped to 62.7 percent, the lowest since February 1978, while economists expected it to hold at 62.8 percent.


Publishers Notes: Well if this isn't evidence enough to PROVE Rick Pollitt needs to be replaced, I don't know what to tell you any more. For more than 20 months there's been a DECLINE in jobs in Wicomico County. It's time for some new leadership. 


Anonymous said...

The economy added 248,000 jobs, but 315,000 people dropped out of the work force. let's add that number and see what the end result is.

Anonymous said...

Anyone who believes Wall Street statistics would buy the Brooklyn Bridge at wholesale from a street vendor..

Anonymous said...

This is negative job growth.

250,000 new jobs a month need to be added to the economy to accommodate the normal increase in population.

Sand Box John

Anonymous said...

yea minimum wage part time jobs...or ones that pay commission only. There were no jobs me. Oh is there an election coming up?

Anonymous said...

The economy did not create those jobs.. they are government jobs created by government.