Marketplace for Thursday July 3, 2014
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The latest jobs figures from the Department of Labor show the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent last month. That's the lowest since 2008, when the Great Recession kicked in. We explore how the jobs landscape has changed since then and what people are saying about having - or not having - a job. Plus, President Obama says immigration reform, if passed, could lead to $1.4 trillion in additional growth – we unpack, fact-check and explain this figure.
Job growth. Growing the economy from the middle out. Bank regulations.
Posted In: Obama, dodd-frank, bank regulations
The president says work remains to "re-balance the economy sensibly".
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