All time high number of people leaving labor force 88 million. As Zero Hedge points out, they're not all retirees.
Persons NOT in Labor Force
From Zero Hedge: Also, one of the most interesting charts I've come across (via IceCap
Asset Management), shows the total number of Americans who have a job,
in any capacity. This number has now dipped below 64%, and even if the Bernank buys all the bad debt in the world it will have difficulty correcting this trend.
Decline in Americans With Jobs
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