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March 11 - March 17, 2013

The U.S. unemployment rate was 7.8 percent at the end of 2012. What’s your prediction for the end of 2013?

Answers Votes
Below 7.7% 40%
About the same: 7.7% to 7.9% 33%
Above 7.9% 26%

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Tagged categories: Politics; Workers

Comment from Wayne Robison, (3/19/2013, 7:48 AM)

Where was the choice that says the figure stated for end of 2012 was a big fat lie?

Comment from Phil Kabza, (3/20/2013, 3:28 PM)

The storage company down the road from us had a sign board with a joke a week posted. A few years ago when the human genome had just been decoded, it displayed: "Stop in for free genome advice." That advice would have been about as useful coming from a storage service clerk as would a prediction from any of us on what the unemployment rate will be - as if any of us have access to the needed data or the skills to make useful predictions.

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