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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BING NEWS:
  • Canadian Employment Rose again in August, Unemployment Rate also Increased in the Month
    The unemployment rate defied market expectations and rose to 7.0% ... thereby suggesting that even with back-to-back quarterly declines in real GDP, the economy did not slip into recession. The surprisingly strong 0.5% jump in real GDP output in June ...
    09/4/2015 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • US unemployment falls to 5.1%, lowest since April 2008
    The mining and manufacturing sectors both saw declines. Despite the fall in the unemployment rate, the overall workforce participation rate remained low at 62.6 percent, suggesting that the jobs market and wages are not strong enough to pull dropouts back ...
    09/4/2015 - 4:21 am | View Link
  • US Economy Adds 173,000 Jobs In August, Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.1%
    That rate fell to 62.6 percent from the prior month ... year has led to job losses related to the oil and mining sector as investment in those areas declines. And economists expect the job losses to continue. In August, employment in mining fell ...
    09/4/2015 - 2:19 am | View Link
  • Unemployment rate falls to 5.2 percent in Hampton Roads
    The employment total and unemployment rate can go down at the same time if the number of people who are looking for jobs also declines. Economists prefer to look at year-to-year trends, and the region's employment total rose slightly from 759,400 in July 2014.
    09/2/2015 - 9:05 pm | View Link
  • County unemployment rate at 7.2 percent
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    09/1/2015 - 5:43 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
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