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Unemployment Report: Same o’, Same o’ September 2, 2016

Posted by geoff in News.
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Another Employment Situation report from the BLS, who tell us that over the past month neither the unemployment rate (4.9%) didn’t change nor did the labor participation rate (62.8%) changed. For once, my preferred metric (full-time jobs divided by civilian non-institutional population) agrees:

FullTimeEmpvsCivPopSeptember2016

Well, nothing changed except for the exciting new dynamic color of the line, that is.

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