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Unemployment falls to 7.3%, 169,000 jobs added

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
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Getting back to work after long-term unemployment

Sep 5, 2013
A record number of Americans are long-term unemployed--six months or more. A lackluster job market is putting them back to work--slowly.
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Some positive news leading up to Friday's jobs numbers

Sep 5, 2013
Less people filed for unemployment over the last week. But layoff announcements went up.
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Which would you rather have: More jobs or lower interest rates?

Jul 8, 2013
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note -- the benchmark for U.S. interest rates -- was up this morning following Friday's somewhat positive jobs report.
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