Unemployment Holds at 7.8%

Average hiring in 2012 unchanged from 2011 numbers

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 4, 2013 7:46 AM CST

(Newser) – Today's jobs numbers fell just slightly below the expectations of economists: 155,000 jobs were added last month, when 160,000 had been expected, the Wall Street Journal reports. The unemployment rate held steady at 7.8%; last month's initial rate of 7....   Read full story »


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