unemployment

More jobs, less unemployment…thank small businesses

243,000 more jobs in January.  Unemployment rate down to 8.3% from 8.5% last month.  All good news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ADP National Employment Report had a different number, 170,000, for new jobs in January for nonfarm private employment.  But the ADP’s analysis of where those jobs…

Real job creators getting it done

The lead story for the 7 AM East coast viewers of the Today Show (NBC) this morning was a report by Carl Quintanilla of CNBC.  Quintanilla’s gave an analysis of the good economic news that unemployment in December was down 11% from the previous year and the four week average…