News from around the web: 2009-12-04

I will be posting on the employment situation report shortly. Despite my bullish comments yesterday and claims that we will be adding jobs next quarter in Jobless claims fall to lowest this year, I wasn’t expecting the unemployment rate to dip or for non-farm payrolls to be any better than a 100,000 loss.  The numbers were surprising, but the labour force participation rate, and the birth-death model explain some of it.

For now here are the finance links. The non-finance ones will be out later

Distraction of the Day: The 15-pound baby.  Wow, that’s one healthy little package!

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