The reason for the unemployment rate not changing is generally due to a change in the number of people in the labor force (in this case, more people in the labor force).
no need for a reelection. Obama, Bush, and Hillary Clinton will cross the Potomac and form a new triumvirate. when this happens, every job report will become good and bad at the same time, resulting in division by zero and the space time continuum shrinking back to pre-big bang size and density. then everything will begin again.
max out your credit cards.
Average pay went down, manufacturing went down (slightly) and the largest area of growth outside of 'leisure and hospitality' was 'temporary help services'.
Trillions of dollars pouring in from the Fed/government and record low interest rates and this is all it produces - other then propping up the stock markets (which benefits almost exclusively the rich).
'What kind of sick and twisted toy factory is this?'
'We are all the sum of our tears. Too little and the ground is not fertile, and nothing can grow there. Too much, the best of us is washed away.'
"Better to be dead and cool, than alive and uncool."
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.
and then this :Some other labor market indicators were also positive. The average workweek rose to 34.5 hours from 34.3 hours amid the better weather. Average hourly earnings dipped one cent, however, to $24.30.
Employers add 192,000 jobs in MarchA broader measure of joblessness that includes part-time employees who prefer full-time jobs and those who've given up looking for work, as well as the unemployed — ticked up to 12.7% from 12.6%.