not too bad.
The ho-hum jobs numbers for January were accompanied by substantial revisions higher for previous months, according to the report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
November's numbers rose from the originally reported 161,000 to 247,000, while December was pushed upward to 196,000 from 155,000.
quote:This is the important part.
However, a separate unemployment measure that also takes into account those who have quit looking for jobs as well as those working part-time for economic reasons remained unchanged at 14.4 percent.
who said this? i didn't hear this.