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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  • Fairfax unemployment followed regional trend down in September - Inside Nova
    Fairfax County’s unemployment rate in September was part of a general trend downward across the ... data reported statewide employment declines ...
    10/30/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • German Unemployment Unexpectedly Declines Most in Six Months - Washington Post
    (Updates with rate of decline in first paragraph.) Oct. 30 (Bloomberg) -- German unemployment unexpectedly declined in October, dropping the most in
    10/30/2014 - 6:17 am | View Link
  • Unemployment rate in Malaysia declines to 2.7pc in August - Malay Mail
    ... rate of 0.4 percentage point at 3.1 per cent in August 2013. — Picture by K.E. Ooi KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 ― Malaysia's unemployment rate in...
    10/23/2014 - 2:37 pm | View Link
  • BRIEF: Metro Augusta unemployment declines to 7.3 percent for ... - BusinessWeek
    Unemployment rate dropping in Waukesha, but lagging behind other ... - Greater Milwaukee Today
    10/23/2014 - 11:45 am | View Link
  • Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month - FOXBusiness.com
    Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month - Boston Herald
    10/21/2014 - 2:52 pm | View Link
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  • Local unemployment rate plummets to 3.7 percent
    The unemployment rate for September in Archuleta County fell to 3.7 percent, which is nearly an entire percentage point lower when compared to August and three full percentage points lower when compared to September 2013.
    10/30/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • German Unemployment Unexpectedly Declines Most in Six Months
    Visitors look at employment opportunities displayed on a job board at a job fair for students, graduates and young professionals in Berlin. The number of people out of work fell by 18,000 in western Germany and dropped by 4,000 in the east, today’s report showed.
    10/30/2014 - 5:55 am | View Link
  • Erie's unemployment rate falls to 5.7 percent
    Erie County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in September, the lowest rate in six years.
    10/29/2014 - 9:24 am | View Link
  • Unemployment rate drops in Quad-City region
    The unemployment rate in the Quad-Cities declined to 6.4 percent in September, down from 7 percent in September of last year.
    10/23/2014 - 2:25 pm | View Link
  • St. Johns County unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in September
    The unemployment rate for St. Johns County continued to fall in September, dropping half a percentage point from August to 4.8 percent. The numbers, which are not seasonally adjusted, were released - after a delay - by the U.S.
    10/21/2014 - 12:35 pm | View Link
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  • Lynchburg area's unemployment rate slowly declines
    The Lynchburg area’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percentage points year-over-year for the month of September to 5.9 percent, according to recently released data. The Lynchburg metropolitan statistical area defined by the Virginia Employment ...
    10/30/2014 - 10:45 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment declines in Mason Co.
    Counties with the lowest unemployment rate included Harrison at 4.9 ... employment gains included 400 in mining and logging, 300 in manufacturing; declines included 400 in construction. Within the service-providing sector, employment declines included ...
    10/29/2014 - 4:47 pm | View Link
  • Dalton’s Unemployment Rate Declines to 8.6 Percent
    The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Dalton’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.6 percent in March, down from 9.1 percent in February. The rate was 10.4 percent in March a year ago. The number of jobs increased to 63,400 in March, up ...
    10/28/2014 - 3:22 am | View Link
  • County unemployment rate declines to 5.1 percent
    MURFREESBORO – Rutherford County's jobless rate, at 5.1 percent in September, was the fourth lowest in the state, according to the latest report from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The 5.1 percent jobless rate in September was a ...
    10/24/2014 - 2:57 pm | View Link
  • Hancock unemployment rate declines
    Hancock County’s unemployment rate declined to 3.8 percent in September from 4 percent a month earlier, the state reported. It was the fifth lowest rate among Ohio’s 88 counties. Jobless rates declined in all neighboring counties and among 79 of Ohio ...
    10/21/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary
    Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Technical Note ; Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, seasonally adjusted
    10/30/2014 - 8:57 am | View Website
  • Unemployment Rate Definition | Investopedia
    DEFINITION of 'Unemployment Rate' The percentage of the total labor force that is unemployed but actively seeking employment and willing to work.
    10/30/2014 - 7:38 am | View Website
  • U-3 US Unemployment Rate Total in Labor Force Seasonally ...
    Analysis & trends for U-3 US Unemployment Rate Total in Labor Force Seasonally Adjusted (USURTOT) including current rate, chart, profile, news and other data.
    10/30/2014 - 3:56 am | View Website
  • Arkansas Economist » Unemployment rate
    Latest data from the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the Arkansas unemployment rate ticking down to 6.2% in ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:42 am | View Website
  • Unemployment
    Unemployment (or joblessness) occurs when people are without work and actively seeking work. The unemployment rate is a measure of the prevalence of unemployment and ...
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