Positiva ekonomiska nyheter för Obama

Ekonomin visar tecken på att vara starkare än väntat. Här några exempel från nyheter som släppts idag:

Gallup:

U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, is 7.3% in mid-October, down considerably from 7.9% at the end of September and at a new low since Gallup began collecting employment data in January 2010. Gallup’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 7.7%, also down from September. October’s adjusted mid-month measure is also more than a percentage point lower than October 2011.

Peter Hamby (CNN):

Press release from Florida Gov. Rick Scott: JOB OPENINGS INCREASE SHARPLY IN FLORIDA

Reuters: Housing starts surge in positive sign for economy

Groundbreaking on new homes surged in September to its fastest pace in more than four years, a sign the housing sector’s budding recovery is gaining traction and supporting the wider economic recovery.