Thursday, July 17, 2008

Thursday Is New Jobless Day

366K new lucky duckies. High, but not super high.

And housing starts are up, but not really.

U.S. home building projects started in June surprisingly rose 9.1 percent due chiefly to a change in New York City building codes that, if it were ignored, would have seen starts decrease by 4.0 percent, a government report said on Thursday.