CONFIRMED: It Really Is Halftime In America

Want more proof that Obama’s enjoying an economic boom of the same magnitude that Reagan had during his re-election?

That Chicago PMI report? The employment sub-index hit its highest level since 1984.

Here’s a table of the readings from the report.

What your looking at is a survey of businesses, where they were asked if they were adding or subtracting jobs. In February, 37% of businesses said they were adding jobs. In January, it was only 19%.

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Photo: ISM Chicago

And here’s the chart:

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Photo: ISM Chicago

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