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Unemployment at 5.8%? Here’s the Number That Really Matters

By Mike Cassidy | The Fiscal Times

Here’s a riddle for you: Today, there are 1.2 million more 25-to-54-year-old American workers who are unemployed than there were in 2007 (adjusting for population growth). 144 more words


The "Mancession" Continues

That the US unemployment rate continues to fall sounds like good news. The economy added 248,000 jobs in September 2014, and that seems like a lot. 512 more words