Friday, October 07, 2011

Morning Journal 10/7/11


Economics

This Week’s Data


September nonfarm payrolls came in up 103,000 versus expectations of up 60,000; unemployment was 9.1% versus estimates of 9.2%.

Other

Rail traffic continues to improve (short):
http://mjperry.blogspot.com/2011/10/intermodal-rail-traffic-highest-in-four.html

Politics

Domestic


Andrew McCarthy reviews Attorney General Holder’s record (long):
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/279201/holder-s-dubious-history-andrew-c-mccarthy

George Will on the latest gem from Elizabeth Warren (medium):
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/will100611.php3