It came as a shock – the pleasant kind of surprise that sent the stock market soaring to levels not seen in a long time. The January employment report, released last Friday, showed a growth of 240k jobs last month. It was good news for everyone, but especially for President Obama. The story of the first three years of his Presidency has now been written in the job reports:
One year down, two years back up. We’re back to even and working to get ahead.