Originally Posted by jplinville
Your claim of being just a tick above 8 is a bit skewed, don't you think? In those figures, they don't count those that have fallen off of the unemployment roles, those that quit looking due to not finding work, etc.
Using the U-6 methodology, the real unemployment rate is still over 15%.
Portal Seven | U6 Unemployment Rate
I guess it's just in how you spin the numbers...
Right. No matter how you slice it, the trend is down. 6% was never promised by anyone.
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