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Friday, September 6

6th Sep - Special: US Aug Employment Report

U.S. job growth disappoints, offers cautionary note for Fed – Reuters

Payrolls in U.S. Rose Less Than Forecast; Jobless Rate at 7.3% - BB

Highlights from the August Jobs Report – WSJ

Unemployment Rate Drops for Wrong Reasons – WSJ

August Employment Report: 169k jobs, 7.3% unemployment (graphs) – Calculated Risk

Taper, taper, taper: Employment report was much weaker than expected – Nordea

US Jobs Disappoint, Spurs some Jitters about Tapering – Marc to Market

August payrolls: +169,000, and unemployment rate 7.3 per cent – alphaville / FT

August Jobs Rise 169K, Less Than Expected, Unemployment Rate 7.3%, Huge Downward Revision To July Print – ZH

Record 90.5 Million Out Of Labor Force As Half A Million Drop Out In One Month; Labor Force Participation Rate Plunges To 1978 Levels – ZH

Ignore the headlines. This was a very bad jobs report. – Wonkblog / WP

Real Unemployment Rate Rises To 11.4%, Difference Between Reported And Real Data Rises To Record – ZH

Only 169K New Jobs, But Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.3% - dshort

Let me save you some time – The Reformed Broker

Five Takeaways From August Jobs Report – WSJ

Economists React: Jobs Data a Mixed Bag, But Tapering Still Likely – WSJ

Jobs Revisions May Not Be Major Cause for Worry – WSJ

U.S. Employment Situation – August 2013 – Global Macro Monitor

Weak job growth opens door for October start to tapering – Danske Bank (pdf)

The stunning growth in part-time employment – Marginal Revolution

Vital Signs: New Jobs Carrying Smaller Paychecks – WSJ

Quality Of August Jobs Added: Absolutely Abysmal – ZH

Here we go again – Free exchange / The Economist

An Unexpectedly Weak Jobs Report For August, But Moderate Growth Trend Still Prevails – The Capital Spectator

Jobs: The summer’s over – Felix Salmon / Reuters

Employment Report Comments (more graphs) – Calculated Risk

Forget the unemployment rate. Here’s the chart to focus on on jobs day. – Wonkblog / WP

Bad jobs report could decrease Fed's tapering – TradingFloor

Government jobs are (still) the problem – Wonkblog / WP

Weak participation haunts US labor markets – Sober Look

Labor Force Participation Rate: Men vs Women – Bespoke

Three reasons the U.S. labor force keeps shrinking – Wonkblog / WP