Chart of the Day: Long robots, short humans?

Man or machine?

As the use of industrial robots rises, human manufacturing jobs will continue to decline, strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch wrote in a report this week.

Will robots in the workplace replace your job?
Will robots replace your job?   

Earlier this week President Obama unveiled an initiative to help spur manufacturing job growth. But factory employment remains well below pre-recession levels, and technology may not help matters any.

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Source: Bank of America Merrill Lynch