Originally Posted by cutthemdown
Sory but the labor force contracted by 130 thousand workers They did add more jobs then expected but the drop in rate is only because less people are looking for work. They added jobs last quarter also and the economy still shrank. This thread is about economic growth more then how govt fudges unemployment numbers to never show they true amount of unemployed. Still some good news in construction where new jobs were added.
Actually about .1% of the .2% drop (half, to the mathematically challenged) is a result of new jobs.