Graph of the Day for December 6, 2009

Randall Hoven
"In the strongest employment report since the recession began nearly two years ago, the government said Friday that the nation's employers had all but stopped shedding jobs in November, taking some of the pressure off of President Obama to come up with a jobs creation program."  Javier Hernandez, New York Times, December 4, 2009.


Source:  Innocent Bystanders


Number of Jobs (non-farm payrolls)

Source:  Labor Dept., Bureau of Labor Statistics (custom formatting option). 


Hoven's Index for December 6, 2009


October 2009 unemployment rates for various countries:

Spain:  19.3%.

US:  10.2%.

EU-25:  9.5%.

Sweden:  8.8%.

Germany:  7.5%.

Netherlands:  3.7%.


Source:  Eurostat


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"In the strongest employment report since the recession began nearly two years ago, the government said Friday that the nation's employers had all but stopped shedding jobs in November, taking some of the pressure off of President Obama to come up with a jobs creation program."  Javier Hernandez, New York Times, December 4, 2009.


Source:  Innocent Bystanders


Number of Jobs (non-farm payrolls)

Source:  Labor Dept., Bureau of Labor Statistics (custom formatting option). 


Hoven's Index for December 6, 2009


October 2009 unemployment rates for various countries:

Spain:  19.3%.

US:  10.2%.

EU-25:  9.5%.

Sweden:  8.8%.

Germany:  7.5%.

Netherlands:  3.7%.


Source:  Eurostat


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