Job Numbers Show Positive Sign for Economy

Friday, February 03, 2012

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (Ramin Talaie/Getty)

Another positive signal for the economy today as it was revealed that the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent. The economy added 243,000 jobs, more than expected. What does this mean for the economic recovery? Joining the program is Kelly Evans from The Wall Street Journal


Kelly Evans

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Didn't 1.2 million people drop out of the labor force who are no longer counted along with the underemployed and new college graduates?

Feb. 03 2012 07:21 PM

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