Seems the Obama administration might just delay the jobs report.
October 29, 2012, 11:32 AM
Labor Department May Delay Jobs Report
By Eric Morath
The U.S. Labor Department on Monday said it hasn’t made a decision yet on whether to delay Friday’s October jobs report, the final reading on the labor market before next week’s federal elections.
A Labor official said the agency will assess the schedule for all its data releases this week when the “weather emergency” is over.
Labor is scheduled to release the employment report on Friday, third quarter employment costs on Wednesday and weekly jobless claims on Thursday.
Read more at WSJ.
If George W Bush did this, it would be a three day breaking news, front page story.
The numbers must really be bad to not report them. If they were good, they would be reported early!