Some Things About Those Jobs Numbers Today

On the first Friday of every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics release their monthly jobs reports. Media organizations who cover business and economics love to talk about the numbers, and since everyone else covers it, I tend to stay out of it and for other reasons too. Here’s the report for today

Oh Look, New Unemployment Figures Are Out

Oh look, new unemployment figures are out today.

Everyone Still Needs Jobs

The American economy added just 115,000 jobs in April, fewer than what economists were expecting, but the unemployment rate still dropped from 8.2 percent to 8.1 percent.

The Youngs Have No Jobs

It’s the first Friday of the month, which means the Bureau of Labor Statistics has released new jobs numbers!