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Saturday, January 11

11th Jan - Special: US December Employment Report

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December employment report – BLS

Job growth falls far short – Reuters
Payrolls Rise at Slowest Pace in Three Years; Deep Freeze – BB
Payrolls Rise Less Than Forecast; U.S. Jobless Rate at 6.7% – BB
How to Read Report: What the Numbers Mean, and What They Don't – BB
Both better, and worse, than it looks – The Economist

Highlights From the Jobs Report – WSJ
How Did Forecasters Get Jobs Report So Wrong? – WSJ
5 Takeaways from December Employment Report – WSJ
Economists React: Optimism ‘Shot Down by Disappointing Data’ – WSJ
Hilsenrath Analysis: Job Report Alone Unlikely to Alter Fed’s Course – WSJ

The unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent. Don’t celebrate – WaPo
Why so bad? Blame health care, accountants and, uh, the performing arts – WaPo
Why are people dropping out of the workforce? – WaPo
Payrolls: +74,000, and unemployment rate at 6.7% - alphaville / FT

Job market hit by cold weather in December, positive outlook for 2014 – Nordea
Payrolls much weaker than expected, but weather related – Handelsbanken
Bad weather wreaks havoc on US employment report – TradingFloor
Goldman Sachs: Weak Job Report But Fed Still Tapers Another $10 Billion In January – ZH

Only 74K Jobs Added, Huge Miss To Expectations Of 197K: Weather Blamed – ZH
People Not In Labor Force To Record 91.8 Million; Participation Rate To 1978 Levels – ZH
Jobs Reaction: USD & Bond Yields Drop; Gold & Silver Pop; Stocks Flip-Flop – ZH
The Good And The Bad News For The Future Of America's Jobs – ZH
It's Official: The US Created Less Jobs In 2013 Than 2012 – ZH
Real Unemployment Rate Of 11.5% Means Difference To Reported Rises To Record – ZH
More Than Half Of December Jobs Added Were Temporary – ZH

A Few Thoughts on the Job Shocker – Marc to Market
U.S. Employment Situation – December 2013 – Global Macro Monitor
Private Payrolls Increased Far Less Than Expected In December – Capital Spectator
Big Miss: +74k vs. 205kExpected; Labor Force Shrinks by 347,000 – Mish’s
Employment vs. Jobs Discrepancy - December 2013 Data – Mish’s

Employment Report: 74,000 Jobs, 6.7% Unemployment Rate – Calculated Risk
Comments on the Disappointing Employment Report – Calculated Risk
Today's jobs report: a wake-up call or an aberration? – Sober Look
A Bizarre Jobs Report: Only 74K New Jobs, But Unemployment Drops to 6.7% - dshort
The Full-Time/Part-Time Employment Ratio Shows Little Improvement – dshort