March 9, 2012 Headlines: 227K Jobs Added, Saving Auto Jobs, China's Inflation, and More

Posted by smorgante on 03/09/2012

The economy added 227,000 jobs in February, with a gain of 31,000 in manufacturing. Coverage from the BLS, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street JournalBloomberg, and Forbes.

CT: Op-ed by AAM’s Scott Paul on saving auto jobs in Illinois.

WSJ: China’s inflation numbers are shifting, and for the first time in a while, it pays to save.

Ezra Klein: Could a rising unemployment rate be a positive sign for the economy?

WSJ: First-time unemployment claims continue to fall.

 

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