Jobless rate down to 9 percent in January, but economy only adds 36,000 jobs

by an Unemployed White Male on February 5, 2011

in Business & Economy,Politics & Government,Recession

Surprising many economists and pundits, who were expecting a jump in January, the jobless rate fell another 4 percent to 9 percent. Nevertheless, the economy only gained a net of 36,000 jobs across the United States, not nearly enough to sustain a health recovery or bring employment levels up to regular levels.

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