Graph of the Day for September 5, 2010
"Now, the month I took office, we were losing 750,000 jobs a month. This morning, new figures show the economy produced 67,000 private sector jobs in August -- the eighth consecutive month of private job growth. Additionally, the numbers for July were revised upward to 107,000. Now, that's positive news, and it reflects the steps we've already taken to break the back of this recession." President Obama, September 3, 2010.
Hoven's Index for September 5, 2010
Non-farm jobs in December 2007 (peak): 137,951,000