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More on Jobless Claims: Today's print and releases over the next few weeks are likely to be skewed by the Hurricane. At first, says UBS' Maury Harris, the numbers will be lower as claimants are unable to file. Later, the Hurricane "will undoubtedly cause" an increase.
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  • Government must be manipulating it for the election....right???
    8 Nov 2012, 08:57 AM Reply Like
  • @ bbro: The headline clearly states "Today's print and releases over the next few weeks are likely to be skewed by the Hurricane. At first, says UBS' Maury Harris, the numbers will be lower as claimants are unable to file. Later, the Hurricane "will undoubtedly cause" an increase." I don't admire your attempt at being a smart alec. The weekly jobless claims are still in the high 300k's no matter how you skew it.
    8 Nov 2012, 09:11 AM Reply Like
  • C'mon bbro.
    8 Nov 2012, 11:18 AM Reply Like
  • Clearly not - the election is over. How many times do they warn you of skewed numbers during the election? Never. You have proved us right and you wrong.
    8 Nov 2012, 04:35 PM Reply Like
  • I bet there are going to be some fiscal cliff layoffs coming soon..and some California tax increase layoffs...
    8 Nov 2012, 09:00 AM Reply Like
  • Not to mention the cutbacks in the advertising and promotion fields now that there's no need for political ads and phone solicitors. Whew!
    8 Nov 2012, 11:15 AM Reply Like
  • As my business partner said of his wife, who went for Obama, "the irony is, she probably just voted herself out of a job."
    8 Nov 2012, 09:03 AM Reply Like
  • And higher taxes too.
    8 Nov 2012, 04:36 PM Reply Like
  • Funny, in NY we can file on line....Wonder if other states allow the same??
    8 Nov 2012, 01:17 PM Reply Like
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