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NOV 09, 2013 - Boston Herald

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The shutdown's surprise effect on jobs numbers

WASHINGTON — The government shutdown may have affected October's jobs numbers. But not how you think.For weeks, the White House had braced for a dour report on hiring, with economists and aides lowering expectations and blaming last month's partial shutdown for the inevitable bad news to come.Then Friday's numbers materialized: Employers appeared to have ignored the shutdown and hired away, to the tune of 204,000 jobs in October.The shutdown, it seemed, had had no effect.Not so fast.

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