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January 13, 2010
Graph of the Day for January 13, 2010
"Manufacturing and Green Jobs... Obama and Biden will create an Advanced Manufacturing Fund to identify and invest in the most compelling advanced manufacturing strategies... The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) works with manufacturers across the country to improve efficiency, implement new technology and strengthen company growth... Invest in a clean energy economy and create 5 million new green jobs... Obama and Biden will also create an energy-focused youth jobs program to invest in disconnected and disadvantaged youth... The Obama-Biden plan will create new federal policies, and expand existing ones, that have been proven to create new American jobs." Change.gov.
Source of chart: The Mess That Greenspan Made. Raw is data available at St. Louis Fed, USGOOD and USGOVT series.
Hoven's Index for January 13, 2010
Number of jobs (payrolls) in the US in various sectors of the economy, as of Dec. 2009:
Education and health services: 19,456,000
Goods producing industries: 18,240,000
Leisure and hospitality: 13,096,000
Financial activities: 7,695,000
Natural resources and mining: 703,000
Source: St. Louis Fed.
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