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Excuse Me, Misses?

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Good morning, everyone. Well, the Frankenstein’s Laboratory located in the Eccles Building continues to fail. The government’s efforts to concoct a perfect economy continues to miss the mark, as this morning’s jobs report clearly shows. Indeed, take a look at the spread between expectations (gold bar) and reality (blue bar). Notice how those giant white gaps keep appearing more frequently? Those are failures. Big ones, too.