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Seasonal Adjustment

Why Such Weak Jobs Numbers?

Harlan Green | Posted 09.18.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

The U.S. economy has become too complex to be understood by one set of statistics -- such as the monthly jobs report. And the resulting wild swings in growth projections can only unnerve the general public.

Wow -- Check Out How Blatantly Our Government Misled Us With the October Jobs Numbers!

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

There was a simple reason why last Friday's payroll numbers looked so good -- a reason that had nothing to do with underlying strength of the jobs market.