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Thu Apr 22, 2021, 01:49 PM

4. The Jobs Numbers Continue To Baffle Me

The monthly survey on job creation seems to be far out of whack with what this report of initial and continuing claims say.

We are just now dropping below the peak of the Great Recession. Our jobs report now shows unemployment is now at a fairly modest 6 percent. They have to be counting people on temporary layoff and drawing benefits as employed and to me that is a distortion. And that count has to be substantial, perhaps 15 million.

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