December unemployment rate stands at 7.2%.

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December unemployment rate stands at 7.2%.

December nonfarm payrolls declined 524,000, which is in step with the 525,000
job losses that were expected. The prior reading was revised upward to reflect
584,000 job losses. Manufacturing payrolls dropped 149,000. They were expected
to fall by 100,000 after declining 104,000 the prior month. The December
unemployment rate stands at 7.2%. Economists expected the unemployment rate to
climb to 7.0%. November unemployment was revised upward to 6.8%.

 

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