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2018-07-06 08:42 by Karl Denninger
in Employment , 156 references
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So we got two ticks upward on unemployment......

Employment:population ticked up one, and the NILF (not in labor force) number was down quite a bit.  This was responsible for the two ticks upward in the unemployment rate, and is consistent (between unadjusted and the base unemployment number.)

The "summer seasonal help" number showed up in the teen participation rate, which is normal.

The very bad news, however, is still there -- among educational attainment high school or less gained one tick, high school held steady (in other words, you have a diploma), and those with more education lost representation, with those with Bachelors or better losing a massive full ten ticks (one percent.)

And yet the media cheers onward...... 

Note to the peanut gallery: That $100k worth of student debt?  You're screwed.

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