Oct 5, 2012

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.

Segments From this episode

Jobs numbers in the spotlight

Oct 4, 2012
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.

Ohio: Staring into the face of change

Oct 5, 2012
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.

Toy store stays 'Cleveland tough' in spite of economy

Oct 5, 2012
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.

Unemployment falls to 7.8 percent, 114,000 jobs added

Oct 5, 2012
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.

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

Oct 5, 2012
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.

PODCAST: All you can eat and the September jobs sheet

Oct 5, 2012
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.

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.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC