WE NAILED IT ON JOBS! (But of couse we did. We're EconoPlay!)
"October jobs saw a good bounce as businesses prepped for a highly concentrated holiday shopping season – suggesting, too, that the government shutdown’s impact on the wider economy was overhyped, recruiters say.
The generally positive reviews indicate that employers are becoming habituated to a climate of political dysfunction, treating it with more equanimity than panic this time.
The latest DC squabbles may have shifted some jobs orders to temp from perm – but that decision ultimately comes down to labor availability. Companies will always make room for a great candidate that has the right skill sets." - (EconoPlay one week before "surprise" data release of 204K jobs, more than twice the consensus expectations in wake of the goverment shutdown)