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Walker Dislikes Job Numbers, So He’ll Put Out His Own – Bloomberg

When Wisconsin job numbers compiled by the U.S. government were on the upswing last year, Governor Scott Walker traveled to Milwaukee to tout them as proof that he was turning around the state’s economy. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to…

Putting Our Slow Jobs Recovery Into Perspective – Businessweek

Disappointing, but not shocking. The government’s report Friday that the economy created fewer jobs than expected in April—115,000—showed an unwelcome deceleration of America’s job-creating machine. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg News had a median forecast of 160,000 jobs created. In the big picture, though, the nearly 3-year-old expansion is proceeding at the same pace as the…