02 December 2011 15:05 [Source: ICIS news]
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The drop in the unemployment rate marks the lowest level since March 2009 when the
The 120,000 net advance in jobs growth in November also represents an improvement from the 100,000 overall new hires reported for October, revised upward from the initial October jobs report of 80,000 new hires.
However, that pace of employment expansion is still below the 150,000 net new jobs the
And if there is to be any significant progress in generating enough jobs for the nearly 14m unemployed Americans, net monthly job growth should be running at 300,000 or better.
In normal economic times, the
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