by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Seasonal adjustments for education and auto manufacturing are likely to give a big boost to Friday’s job report.
The Econoday consensus estimate for Friday’s jobs report is 1,675,000. The range is a whopping 200,000 to 2,400,000,
The lead chart shows the unadjusted education totals. When the BLS seasonally adjusts the numbers it looks like this.