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National JOBS numbers released

Original post made by Recovering Economy on Nov 2, 2012

171,000 new jobs last month, a pretty good number as we recover from the recession.

Here's what the job growth numbers have looked like for October in the most recent 10 years:

October 2003: + 197,000
October 2004: + 348,000
October 2005: + 80,000
October 2006: - 9,000
October 2007: + 79,000
October 2008: - 489,000
(Dec 2008) -700,000
(Jan 2008) -800,000
October 2009: - 202,000
October 2010: + 220,000
October 2011: + 112,000
October 2012: + 171,000

Job growth/loss by month since the beginning of the Bush Great Recession: Web Link

Let us now pray that Americans don't give the keys back to the party that drove the car into the ditch in the first place.

In the meantime, a Romney son travels to Russia (Mitt calls our #1 enemy) looking for money: Web Link

He couldn't wait two weeks?

Comments

Posted by Chas S, a resident of College Terrace
on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:29 am

Good post, great link to the monthly chart. Reminds us how bad it has been trying to recover from theBush policies that Romney supports.