Unemployment Rate Declines To 9.7 Percent

The monthly report on the nation's unemployment rate gave little reason to celebrate this morning even with a slight decline in the rate to 9.7 percent, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point.

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  • Chicago's unemployment rate drops to 6.2% in July
    Manufacturing, wholesale trade and financial activities posted job declines. The Elgin metro area, where the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent, and the Lake County-Kenosha County metro area on the Wisconsin border, where unemployment fell to 4.8 ...
    08/25/2016 - 9:11 am | View Link
  • Metro Valdosta’s unemployment rate declines to 5.4 percent in July
    ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Valdosta’s unemployment rate for July was 5.4 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 5.7 percent in June. The rate in July 2015 was 6.6 percent. The rate fell as the ...
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  • Ireland revises up unemployment rate to 8.3 percent
    The unemployment rate hovered between 8.3 percent and 8.4 percent during the six months to July, according to the revised data, after years of steady declines from the post-crisis peak of 15.1 percent in early 2012.
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  • Vancouver home prices could fall if unemployment rises: Fitch Ratings
    but the market “is increasingly vulnerable to price declines if there is a rise in the unemployment rate.” Fitch Ratings says home prices across Canada are overvalued by more than 20 per cent, when “compared to growth in long-term fundamentals.”
    08/22/2016 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • Iowa's unemployment rate inches up in July
    The state’s jobless rate was 3.6 percent one year ago ... This is the second-consecutive gain for the establishment survey and the fifth for 2016. Monthly declines occurred only twice so far in 2016, in February and May. Service industries added all ...
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