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NFP Up Just 18K Including Birth Death +131,000!

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    July 8, 2011


    Absolute disaster. Total jobs per the establishment survey: +18K on expectations of 105K, Private Jobs + 57K on expectations of 132K. Last month total was revised from 54K to 25K. Combined April and May revision down 44K. The household survey was down by 445K from 139,779 to 139,334. Birth death adjustment + 131KComplete humiliation for Wall Street’s economists, the lowest prediction of whom came Bob Brusca at +60KFrom the NFP: “Nonfarm payroll employment was essentially unchanged in June (+18,000), and the unemployment rate was little changed at 9.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor  Statistics reported today. Employment in most major private-sector industries changed little over the month. Government employment continued to trend down.” It is time for Joe LaVorgna to retire, with his 175K forecast, or off by a factor of 972%.

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    Stunner: NFP Up Just 18K, Unemployment Rate 9.2%, Household Survey Down 445,000, Birth Death +131,000 | zero hedge.

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