Why Did One Simple Jobs Tweet Arouse the Ire of Economists Everywhere?

So I have a confession…for some reason that I can’t really explain, I thought that the jobs report comes out on the second Friday of the month when the first of the month falls on a Friday. Anyway, I was wrong, and as a result I slept through the jobs report coming out at 8:30am, and I woke up to my Twitter feed of economists going absolutely nuts over this tweet:

I had a general intuitive understanding that it wasn’t cool to talk about the jobs numbers until after they were released to the public, but I wasn’t aware that there was an actual rule against it, since it had never really been an issue before. Thanks to the irate economists, however, I now know more about this than I probably ever need to…and by extension, so will you:

Why Did One Simple Jobs Tweet Arouse the Ire of Economists Everywhere?

Why Did One Simple Jobs Tweet Arouse the Ire of Economists Everywhere?

So here’s a tweet that seems fairly uncontroversial on the surface…

Source: medium.com/@jodiecongirl/why-did-one-simple-jobs-tweet-arouse-the-ire-of-economists-everywhere-65036aeeb08b

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