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Unemployment ticks up to 7.8 percent, 155,000 jobs added

Jan 4, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that unemployment has stayed steady at 7.8 percent, and the economy added 155,000 jobs last month.
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Economists cautiously hopeful ahead of monthly jobs data

Jan 4, 2013
Private payroll data points to an encouraging trend in service-related jobs that are key to economic growth.
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Report: Job cuts fall to lowest level since 1997

Jan 3, 2013
Last year saw the fewest job cuts since 1997 according to a report this morning from the job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
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Obama adviser says jobs news helps color in hopeful picture

Dec 7, 2012
Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council Of Economic Advisers, shares his thoughts on what the latest jobs report says about the state of the U.S. economic recovery.
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Unemployment falls to 7.7%, 146,000 jobs added

Dec 7, 2012
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that the economy added 146,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
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Too soon to panic over jobs numbers

Dec 7, 2012
Economists are forecasting nearly 100,000 fewer jobs were created in November than in October.
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Jobs report: 'Bumping along the bottom' or 'continued healing'

Nov 2, 2012
The economy added 171,000 jobs last month and unemployment rate in October ticked up to 7.9 percent as more people entered the workforce to look for jobs. Obama and Romney economic advisers tell us what they see in the numbers.
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Unemployment ticks up to 7.9%, 171,000 jobs added

Nov 2, 2012
The government's October jobs report is out this morning and the Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that the economy added 171,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent.
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The economy keeps adding jobs -- slowly

Nov 2, 2012
The Labor Department releases its last employment report before the election today. The U.S. has added jobs for 24 consecutive months, but at a slow rate.
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Challenger: Surge in October job cuts

Nov 1, 2012
The firm Challenger Gray and Christmas says planned job cuts at U.S. firms jumped 41 percent in October -- the highest level since May.
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