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U.S. Adds 217,000 Jobs In May, Unemployment Rate Remains At 6.3%

Posted 06.06.2014 | Business

The U.S. economy added 217,000 jobs in May, as the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.3 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday...

If This Is a Good Jobs Report, Just Shoot Me

Curtis Ellis | Posted 09.07.2013 | Business
Curtis Ellis

The June jobs report shows we lost 6,000 jobs in manufacturing, but added 9,000 in garden supply stores and 19,000 at amusement parks and casinos. Is this the picture of a healthy economic superpower?

The Jobs Doldrums and Obama's Future

Robert Reich | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Obama now has to show he understands the depth and breadth of this crisis, and is prepared to do large and bold things to turn the economy around if and when he does have the votes in Congress. So far, his proposals are policy miniatures relative to the size of the problem.

On the June Jobs Report (Updates)

Jared Bernstein | Posted 09.05.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Payrolls grew by 80,000 last month and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2% in a jobs report that confirms the slower trend in employment gains that showed up a few months ago.

June Jobs Report: U.S. Adds 80,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Unchanged

AP | PAUL WISEMAN and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 09.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The American job machine has jammed. Again. The economy added only 80,000 jobs in June, the government said Friday, erasing any doubt t...

Lila Shapiro

U.S. Adds 117,000 Jobs In July As Jobless Rate Falls, Beating Expectations

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- A day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average had its worst drop since the financial crisis, fresh data showed a slightly less pessimistic ...

Lila Shapiro

U.S. Adds 18,000 Jobs In June As Jobless Rate Climbs To 9.2 Percent

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

The unemployment rate rose and the economy added far fewer jobs than anticipated in June, confirming fears that an economic slump has taken hold and f...