Graph of the Day for January 20, 2010

"Our work is far from done.  For even though we have reduced the deluge of job losses to a relative trickle, we are not yet creating jobs at a pace to help all those families who have been swept up in the flood."

President Barack Obama, Dec. 2009.

Source:  Benighted comment.

Hoven's Index for January 20, 2010

Decline in total non-farm payrolls (jobs) in December 2009:  85,000.

Decline in number of goods-producing employees in December:  81,000.

Decline in number of construction employees in December:  53,000.

Decline in number of leisure and hospitality employees:  25,000.

Decline in number or retail employees:  10,200.

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