Jobs Report: Tepid Number Reflects Weak Growth

Five years after the subprime bubble burst, job creation remains weak - economy adds 80K jobs in June, unemployment rate remains unchanged at 8.2 percent

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    04/7/2015 - 11:04 am | View Link
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    04/7/2015 - 5:30 am | View Link
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    03/6/2015 - 6:11 am | View Link
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    The numbers seem at odds with other indicators that show strengthening exports, solid housing starts and retail sales that have climbed for six consecutive months.
    04/26/2015 - 6:04 pm | View Website
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    04/25/2015 - 3:57 pm | View Website
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    04/25/2015 - 1:55 pm | View Website
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