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9.1%… Again

October 7, 2011

The first Friday of the month has become Groundhog Day — once again our U3 unemployment is at 9.1%, this time for the month of September.  However, 16.5% of the public is still really out of work.  It’s taking such a toll on the economy and the administration that even Joe Biden noticed, saying: “And [...]

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Recovery Summer? Only a 9.1% Unemployment Rate in July

August 5, 2011

The unemployment rate for July was only 9.1% as the economy added 117,000 new jobs (until the revisions come out, of course).  Even the real unemployment number dropped to 16.1%.  After watching the Dow drop over 500 points yesterday, some will spin this as a sign that the economy moving in the right direction.  However, [...]

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9.1%

June 3, 2011

Ending a week of unpleasant economic news, America’s unemployment rate is back up to 9.1%, inching up one-tenth of a percent since April.  The U6 rate actually inched down the same amount in May to 15.8%, which can make sense given that the better the job outlook is, the more people will reenter the workforce.  [...]

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