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2013 starts with 24 percent rise in job cuts

By tvgnus   2013 Jan 30, 8:56pm   701 views   5 comments   watch (1)   quote

January •  Planned layoffs may be offset by planned hiring The nations employers announced plans to cut payrolls by 40,430 jobs in January, up 24 percent from 32,556 in December, according to the latest report on planned job cuts released Thursday by outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.

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1   New Renter     2013 Jan 30, 11:27pm  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Yet housing will continue to go up.

2   Philistine   12/12 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 31, 12:56am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

To be fair, 24% is a *month-over-month* increase, and job cuts are seasonal, especially in January (end of year accounting, holidays over, etc.).

It would be much more useful to compare year-over-year job cuts.

3   zzyzzx   570/570 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 31, 3:04am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

2013 starts with 24 percent rise in job cuts

It's all Obama's fault!!!

4   Dan8267   2530/2562 = 98% civil   2013 Jan 31, 4:40am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

New Renter says

Yet housing will continue to go up.

If you count "adverse repossession" squatting, then YES! It's all the rage in Florida now.

5   Facebooksux     2013 Jan 31, 4:57am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

SFace says

January 2013 jobs report tommorow. That may set the tone for,2013. 180k jobs.

Go F yourself. That's not even enough to keep up with population growth.

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