Graph of the Day for April 19, 2010

Randall Hoven
"But today is an encouraging day.  We learned that the economy actually produced a substantial number of jobs instead of losing a substantial number of jobs.  We are beginning to turn the corner.  (Applause.)"  President Obama, April 2, 2010.

Initial Jobless Claims


Source:  Uncommon Misconceptions.  HT:  Hot Air.


Hoven's Index for April 19, 2010


Initial claims for unemployment insurance:

March 27, 2010:   443,000

April 3, 2010:  460,000

April 10, 2010:  484,000

Source:  St. Louis Fed/FRED.


Graph of the Day Archive.

"But today is an encouraging day.  We learned that the economy actually produced a substantial number of jobs instead of losing a substantial number of jobs.  We are beginning to turn the corner.  (Applause.)"  President Obama, April 2, 2010.

Initial Jobless Claims


Source:  Uncommon Misconceptions.  HT:  Hot Air.


Hoven's Index for April 19, 2010


Initial claims for unemployment insurance:

March 27, 2010:   443,000

April 3, 2010:  460,000

April 10, 2010:  484,000

Source:  St. Louis Fed/FRED.


Graph of the Day Archive.