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President Obama, Not Worried About a Double Dip

Are you concerned about a double-dip recession? President Obama isn’t.

Obama’s answer today mentioned “three months of significant job growth.” Of course, with the revised numbers, the job growth looks a bit less significant: “The change in total nonfarm payroll employment for March was revised from +221,000 to +194,000, and the change for April was revised from +244,000 to +232,000.”

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