03/29/2012 08:56 am ET

How This Year's Mild Winter Helped Create 72,000 Extra Jobs

Everyone likes a mild winter, but perhaps no one likes it more than President Obama. A recent Macro Musings newsletter from the respected forecasting firm Macroeconomic Advisers suggested that warm weather in December, January, and February added 72,000 extra jobs to the U.S. economy.

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