September 2015 Employment Misses Predictions by a Huge Amount October 2, 2015Posted by geoff in News.
Wow – the street was expecting employment to increase by 203,000 jobs in the latest Employment Situation Report, but it only increased by 142,000. That’s quite a miss. “Unexpected,” I’m sure. The Household Survey actually showed a loss of jobs, but it looks they were mostly part-time positions.
Here’s the chart you’ve come to know and love over the past 5 years: