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From Calculated Risk. Free Exchange wonders if December will bring job growth:

Tomorrow, the payroll numbers for November will come out, and they are expected to show a decline of about 100,000. It could be the last drop in payrolls for this recession, if these jobless claims improvements hold up. And with four straight months of expansion in the manufacturing sector, this is not entirely unexpected.