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By Tara Kalwarski

(MONEY Magazine) – What: Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Summary

When: First Friday of April. The big disappointment in the current expansion is job growth. According to the BLS, 146,000 jobs were created in January. That's nothing to crow about. "The economy needs to add 150,000 jobs a month just to absorb new people entering the work force," says labor economist Sylvia Allegretto. "About 300,000 new jobs each month would indicate robust growth." --T.K.