Comments on: Economic glimmers of light http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/07/economic-glimmers-of-light/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Mike in NYC http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/07/economic-glimmers-of-light/comment-page-1/#comment-5187 Fri, 07 Aug 2009 21:11:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/07/economic-glimmers-of-light/#comment-5187 GDP growth from the third quarter on was already generally expected. The question is how strong will it be.

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By: CJ http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/07/economic-glimmers-of-light/comment-page-1/#comment-5140 Fri, 07 Aug 2009 14:06:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/07/economic-glimmers-of-light/#comment-5140 But it would be churlish not to note that even a drop dependent on a shrinking labor force participation rate handily beats the six months in a row of 0.4-0.5% increases we had from November to April.

Some of that difference is likely noise. But not nearly all.

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By: jck http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/07/economic-glimmers-of-light/comment-page-1/#comment-5136 Fri, 07 Aug 2009 13:37:59 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/07/economic-glimmers-of-light/#comment-5136 it’s noise and the drop in the unemployment rate is for the “wrong” reason: massive number of people leaving the workforce.

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