Oh Look, New Unemployment Figures Are Out

OK, it’s decided, I won’t write about it RT @JustinWolfers: This surely qualifies as the most boring payrolls report in human history.

— felix salmon (@felixsalmon) July 6, 2012

Where, by “plunge”, you mean -0.4% RT @hblodget: MARKETS PLUNGE AFTER BAD JOBS NUMBER read.bi/Odridr

— felix salmon (@felixsalmon) July 6, 2012

I’ll usually mention something about the unemployment numbers when they’re released on the first Friday of every month, but I’m just going to let Felix Salmon handle the commentary today. If you want to know what the numbers are today, see here. Remember that the thing to look at is the long-term unemployment number, and that the jobs numbers will be revised once or twice in the next few months, so those should be ignored.


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