The one economic report that could decide the election

Mark your calendars - the government comes out with its October jobs report on Friday, Nov. 2 - just four days before the elections. As Nate Silver notes:

That will represent the first time since 2000 that a jobs report immediately preceded a presidential election. If the election is too close to call at that point, the report could very easily make the difference.

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Mark Lacter created the LA Biz Observed blog in 2006. He posted until the day before his death on Nov. 13, 2013.
 
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