Comments on:

With no jobs report, what's an economist to do?

Back to the article » |
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest victims of the government's partial shutdown: policy wonks, politicians and TV talking heads who are losing their monthly opportunity to dissect the jobs report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ritual unfolds every month: The jobs report comes out, and Wall Street panics or exults. Political advocates spin. And economic analysts crowd cable-TV to offer...

To learn more about commenting on and our community guidelines, please see our comments FAQ.