This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Friday, October 6, 2017:
Even the headline was positive. Despite losing 200,000 jobs temporarily due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the American economy’s growth elsewhere all but made up for them. The Labor Department reported a net 33,000 jobs loss in September, the first negative number since 2010.
Other signs of economic strength were revealed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):