May 7, 2012 Headlines: Geithner Declares Success with China, Analysis of Jobs Numbers, and More

Posted by smorgante on 05/07/2012

 

The Hill: Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner declares success in the recent China trade talks.  

HuffPo: AAM's Scott Paul on why we shouldn't be celebrating anytime soon.  

WSJ: Steelworkers respond to accusations that enforcing trade law with China isn't worth the cost.  

TIME: Why the recovery isn't generating enough jobs.  

WSJ: Further analysis of the disappointing jobs numbers.  

Krugman: Mitt Romney's job creation promises are nowhere near reality.   

WSJ: Video report on the rise of labor force dropouts.  

The Atlantic: 13 charts making the economic case for Obama's re-election.  

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