Thursday, November 08, 2012

Time, November 2, 2012, Friday


November 2, 2012, Friday

Time (full article)

The Art of Badmouthing Good Jobs News

Today’s figure is being spun a million ways in the political blender. But it is one datum on one day. There will be others, so take it in stride. “While the unemployment rate ticked up one-tenth of a percent just as analysts predicted, underlying employment fundamentals are moving in the right direction,” noted Cornell University’s Institute for Compensation Studies.  What an insanely reasonable statement.  And if you were one of the people who found a job last month, congratulations. Try not to act disappointed about it.