Seasonal Adjustments Likely to Boost Friday’s Job Numbers

by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
The Street

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,

Seasonal Adjustments

The lead chart shows the unadjusted education totals. When the BLS seasonally adjusts the numbers it looks like this.

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