February 3, 2011 Headlines: 50K Manufacturing Jobs Added, Merkel in China, and More

Posted by smorgante on 02/03/2012

The economy added 243,000 jobs in January, including 50,000 in manufacturing. Coverage from the BLS, New York TimesWall Street JournalBloomberg, AP, The Hill,  and Yglesias.

WSJ: Angela Merkel visits Beijing and takes a hard stance.

Yahoo: Playing a part in Donald Trump’s endorsement of Mitt Romney: China.

WSJ: Government policy can’t change the slowing of factory hiring? Wanna bet?

MB: A tour of China’s “ghost coast.”

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