A jobs fair at a community centre in New York. The US Labor Department’s latest non-farm payrolls rose by 156,000 last month, down from a gain of 167,000 in August. Photo:
Jake Van Der Kamp
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Jake's View by Jake Van Der Kamp

The much-anticipated US non-farm payrolls is little more than a deliberately falsified indicator

On every hand there is growing evidence of a significant economic slowdown, except in the one indicator on which the Fed heavily relies

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A jobs fair at a community centre in New York. The US Labor Department’s latest non-farm payrolls rose by 156,000 last month, down from a gain of 167,000 in August. Photo:
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