Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 5, 2012

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From closed-down steel mills to the sprawling modern Cleveland Clinic, Ohio's economic past, present, and future is a window into the state of our nation. When it comes to all of the different indicators used to measure the country’s economic health, especially during the election year,  the unemployment rate is the Big Man on campus. Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that unemployment has fallen to 7.8 percent -- the lowest in almost four years -- with 114,000 jobs added last month.

PODCAST: All you can eat and the September jobs sheet

U.S. employers added 114,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent. The online game maker Zynga is facing an ugly stock price this morning. From closed-down steel mills to the sprawling modern Cleveland Clinic, Ohio's economic past, present, and future is a window into the state of our nation.

Good news, bad news: Obama and Romney advisers react to jobs report

September's unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent, the same place it was when President Obama took office. Presidential economic adviser Alan Krueger and Romney adviser Glenn Hubbard share their reactions to this morning's jobs report.
Posted In: jobs report, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Unemployment falls to 7.8 percent, 114,000 jobs added

The government's September jobs report is out this morning. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that unemployment has fallen to 7.8 percent with 114,000 jobs added last month.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report

Toy store stays 'Cleveland tough' in spite of economy

The Big Fun Toy Store, in the suburb of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is a small business that has dealt with the ups and downs of the state's economy over the last several years.
Posted In: Small Business, Ohio

Ohio: Staring into the face of change

From closed-down steel mills to the sprawling modern Cleveland Clinic, Ohio's economic past, present, and future is a window into the state of our nation.
Posted In: 2012 election, Ohio, cleveland, cleveland clinic

Jobs numbers in the spotlight

When it comes to all of the different indicators used to measure the country’s economic health, especially during the election year, the unemployment rate is the Big Man on Campus.
Posted In: jobs report, economic indicators

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Who's Keeping Time (Instrumental)
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Boy From School
Hot Chip
Take Your Chances
The Black Seeds
Post Humous
Morcheeba
Her Hollow Ways
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