Jobs in America, in 2 graphs

12:44 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Jobs in America, in 2 graphs

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The Planet Money team takes a visual look at the new jobs numbers, out today. Check it out, via the link.
Update, 8:52 a.m.: The number of non-farm jobs in the U.S. increased by 96,000 in August, according to the jobs report. Three years into the recovery, the U.S. jobs picture is still bleak. There are 4.7 million fewer jobs today than there were in January 2008, the month when employment peaked.
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