Unemployment Inches Up to 7.9%

157K jobs added

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 1, 2013 7:45 AM CST

(Newser) – The unemployment rate ticked up from 7.8% to 7.9% in January, according to a jobs report the Wall Street Journal calls "disappointing." The economy added 157,000 jobs, slightly below expectations of 166,000. But here's some news that got...   Read full story »

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