Saturday, February 4, 2012

Unemployment rate january 2012

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Economists at most leading Wall Street firms stuck to their belief that the Federal Reserve will undertake another massive stimulus program, even after data on Friday showed U.S.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Canada's unemployment rate rose to a nine-month high in January as the trend of sluggish job creation that began in the second half of last year continued. The jobless rate rose to 7.6 percent from 7.
  • (Businessweek)
  • As I begin my third year of writing here at RightPundits, I remember very early on warning people to keep an eye on the ratio of employment to population.
  • The index is up 6.9 percent in 2012 the drop in the unemployment rate," Feroli said. "There is strength in the labor market." The number of unemployed Americans dropped to 12.8 million, the lowest since January 2009, from 13.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Employers added a better than expected 243,000 non-farm payroll jobs in January and the unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent of sluggish U.S. growth for the first half of 2012.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • The economic recovery has been more favorable to men than it has been for women, and for the first time since the start of the recession, men and women are seeing the same rate of unemployment.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The last time the unemployment rate has dropped for five straight months And automakers began 2012 with a strong sales gain in January. Healthier auto sales can boost a range of companies, from steel makers to parts suppliers to shippers.
  • (CBS News)
  • As I have predicted, Obama will do anything possible to get the unemployment rate to 8.0% or below by the time of the General Election on Tuesday 06 November. President Obama has been celebrating the 243,000 jobs created in January.
  • (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal)
  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3, 2012 (UPI via COMTEX) -- The U.S. economy added 243,000 jobs in January, which pushed the unemployment rate down to 8.3 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. The jobless rate is at its lowest level in three years, since February of 2009.
  • (Investors Business Daily)
  • The total number of unemployed people in the nation dropped to 12.8 million in January, said the department. The unemployment rate declined to a near three-year low since February 2009, an indication that the U.S. economy was on a stronger footing.
  • (Xinhua News Agency)

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