Graph of the Day for September 29, 2009

Randall Hoven
 
"BARACK OBAMA WOULD CREATE GOOD JOBS AND PROTECT WAGES
Barack Obama believes in an ‘aggressive strategy to create good, middle-class jobs' and would invest in education, training and workforce development to create high-wage jobs and compete in a global economy."

The AFL/CIO in its "Working Families Vote 2008" campaign. 



Source:  the New York Times


Hoven's Index for September 29, 2009


Non-farm payroll (number of jobs) at the end of December, 2008:  135.1 million.


Number of jobs at the end of August 2009:  131.2 million.


Number of jobs lost in first 8 months of 2009 (difference of above):  3.9 million. 


Source:  St. Louis Fed/FRED.
 
"BARACK OBAMA WOULD CREATE GOOD JOBS AND PROTECT WAGES
Barack Obama believes in an ‘aggressive strategy to create good, middle-class jobs' and would invest in education, training and workforce development to create high-wage jobs and compete in a global economy."

The AFL/CIO in its "Working Families Vote 2008" campaign. 



Source:  the New York Times


Hoven's Index for September 29, 2009


Non-farm payroll (number of jobs) at the end of December, 2008:  135.1 million.


Number of jobs at the end of August 2009:  131.2 million.


Number of jobs lost in first 8 months of 2009 (difference of above):  3.9 million. 


Source:  St. Louis Fed/FRED.