Friday, February 5, 2010

Just in from New York

National Jobless Rate Drops to 9.7%

New York--In a report released this morning, the government said that American employers lost more than 20,000 non-farm jobs in January and that job losses in 2009 were worse than previously reported.

Though the government's survey of households found a drop in the unemployment rate, to 9.7 percent in January from 10 percent in December, the new figures show that the economy is slowly recovering.

2 comments:

抽菸 said...

臨淵羨魚,不如退而結網。 ..................................................

Jake Putnam said...

So true, the stats do not reflect those who have quit looking!

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