And I'd like to disclaim responsibility for my wayward gold shots. Life sucks, hey!
Meanwhile the size of the labour force jumped by +444,000 this month and following significant declines at long last grew at an annual pace of +1.9 per cent, the biggest increase since the crisis.
And last but not least, average hourly earnings were up by +2.6 per cent over the year to $25.79.
No chance of a Fed rate hike in November, but futures markets suggest that you can pencil December into your pocket calendar, if you have one for such things.