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Mixed Results Expected for October US Jobless Report

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. unemployment rate is expected to remain unchanged for October when the government releases its monthly jobs report on Friday. Economists are predicting the nation’s economy added at least 95,000 jobs last month, keeping the unemployment rate at 9.1 percent for the fourth consecutive month. The number of non-government or private sector jobs is […]

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Turkey’s Unemployment Rate Falls

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Turkey’s unemployment rate has dropped to 9.1 percent, as the country’s economy continues to register stable growth. The Turkish Statistics Institute said Monday that its data show the unemployment rate fell to 9.1 percent in the three months ending in July, down from 10.6 percent in the same period last year. The data show the […]

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Britain’s Unemployment Rate on the Rise

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Office for National Statistics said Wednesday the country’s unemployment rate has topped 8 percent for the first time in 15 years. The unemployment numbers reported for the June-August period show an increase of 0.2 percent over the May-July period, bringing the unemployment rate to 8.1 percent. The official statistics also reveal the number of […]

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US: July Unemployment Up in More than Half of States

Posted August 19th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. says that unemployment increased in more than half of its 50 states in July, an indication that job growth in the world’s largest economy remains weak. The government said Friday that the jobless rate increased in 28 states and the nation’s capital, Washington, last month. Nine states recorded decreases and the unemployment rate […]

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Gaza Has Ultra-High Unemployment

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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A new study from the U.N. agency on Palestinian territories says unemployment in Gaza is 45.2 percent, one of the highest rates in the world. The U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees released the study Tuesday. Agency spokesman Chris Gunness said the study revealed “disturbing trends” and said the high unemployment rate was […]

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