BREAKING: National Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.0%

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE

DECEMBER 6, 2013

This morning, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. economy added 203,000 jobs for the month of November and that the national unemployment rate fell to 7.0%, which represents the lowest unemployment rate since November 2008.  Economists are touting the new numbers as evidence that the sluggish economy and job market are picking up steam.

A copy of the labor report can be found here.

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