More on ADP jobs: Now included with the reports are the insights of Mark Zandi, and he blames...

More on ADP jobs: Now included with the reports are the insights of Mark Zandi, and he blames Sandy for "slicing" 86K from payrolls. By this calculation, November would have seen a gain of 204K vs. October's 157K. Economy fixed.
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  • bull_market_somewhere
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    5 Dec 2012, 08:30 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    Let's put this in perspective: Sandy is likely to be the last major hurricane we ever see and so the employment picture looks rosy.
    5 Dec 2012, 08:32 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    Not rosy but certainly not recessionary
    5 Dec 2012, 08:39 AM Reply Like
  • surfnspy
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    At what point will Sandy no longer a factor for the jobs report? I'm being serious and not a wiseacre.
    5 Dec 2012, 12:23 PM Reply Like
  • yv204
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    We should see most of the hurricane-related job losses go away in December and January and there will probably be a small boost to employment, on the back of the reconstruction and cleanup effort, between now and February.
    5 Dec 2012, 01:19 PM Reply Like
  • surfnspy
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    Thank you.
    5 Dec 2012, 03:49 PM Reply Like
  • Continental Kid
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    Mark Zandy has missed so wildly on all of his NFP predictions I am simply amazed he has a job still.....
    5 Dec 2012, 09:11 AM Reply Like
  • SteveK
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    Zandi is a blathering optimist and liberal stooge ... has hardly ever been right about employment over the last several years.
    5 Dec 2012, 09:30 AM Reply Like
  • The EconomicJoker
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    5 Dec 2012, 01:19 PM Reply Like
  • CaladesiKid2
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    It is amazing that Mark Zandi has any credibility. Perhaps the bigger question is why do economists have any credibility? I have come to the point that I question the distinction between the dismal science of economics versus voodoo/black magic. There seems to be little accountability or little structure to how they derive their opinions.
    5 Dec 2012, 02:49 PM Reply Like
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