October jobs numbers point to a flattening V-shaped recovery

Michael Busler
4 min readNov 6, 2020

While the recovery is the fastest ever, the V shape is flattening. A continuation of growth-oriented policies, and perhaps more stimulus, will speed things up.

According to the US Labor Department, the economy added another 638,000 jobs in October. While this number is less than prior months, it does show that the V-shaped recovery that started in May is…

Michael Busler

Dr. Busler is an economist and a public policy analyst. He is a Professor of Finance at Stockton University. His op-ed columns appear in Townhall, Newsmax.