Unemployment up to 9.0%

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    times 2 equals............18%
     
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    No more unbelievable than the cooked government supplied numbers
     
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    Yup The UE figures go up and down just like Barry's popularity figures.

    Give it a hot minute and it will be at 8%.
     
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    Still good, haven't the Obama-bashers been saying it's really 15%?
     
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    Well.. since the government won't include everyone who is really unemployed... who's to know??
     
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    If they factor in those who quit looking for work altogether it would be, maybe not that high but around 13% or so.
     
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    +/- 0.7 percentage points at 90% confidence. In other words between 8.3% and 9.7%.

    Note that it's not comparable to the official number because it is not seasonally adjusted, and there are some methodological differences as well. You can go to Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age for the not seasonally adjusted BLS numbers (error is +/- 0.2 percentage points at 90% confidence)
     

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