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U.S. employment numbers

The Job Numbers Report,
Making Money Off It

By | January 7, 2011

While all eyes this morning will be on the U.S. employment numbers, investors are looking at the wrong job numbers. It’s common sense that, as the U.S. economy improves and as U.S. corporations improve earnings, there will be more hires. It’s also a fact that the job numbers are skewed, because so many Americans have given up looking for work.