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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    10/25/2016 - 8:15 am | View Link
  • Unemployment declines in northeast Indiana
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    10/24/2016 - 3:40 am | View Link
  • Arkansas Unemployment Rate Ticks Up To 4 Percent, Still Below U.S. Average
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    10/24/2016 - 2:02 am | View Link
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    10/23/2016 - 4:38 am | View Link
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  • Arkansas Economist » Unemployment rate
    The Arkansas unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.9% in August. The number of unemployed was up slightly (+267) and the number of employed was down (-1,520); however ...
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