Looking at the Reactions to the Jobs Report: Ritholtz Chart

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about finance, the economy and the business world. He started the Big Picture blog in 2003 and is the founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management, an asset management and financial planning firm.
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I love this set of headlines from Neil Irwin:

We have written a lot of columns arguing that non-farm payrolls should be mostly ignored by traders but Irwin does a masterful job showing the varied responses to what is essentially the same exact data.

Be sure to also see the animated statistical noise charts he created to explain this.

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net