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View Diary: The real June jobs number: 815,000 private-sector jobs created (25 comments)

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  •  Um, if you want to take out seasonal adjustments (8+ / 0-)

    wouldn't that mean that some months, the BLS unemployment rate would be adjusted DOWNWARD?  

    Shouldn't you compare apples to apples -- either all seasonally adjusted, or all not?

    •  Look (1+ / 0-)
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      Nowhere in my diary did I ever say take out seasonal adjustment. I actually acknowledge its importance. I do, however, think both numbers could be reported to give a more complete picture. Believe me, most people see that number and think that only 84,000 private-sector jobs were created in total.

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