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Friday, February 01, 2013

Economic Education

UPDATE
9000 government jobs were lost JAN 2013

November job numbers changed from
161,000 to 247,000

December numbers changed from
155,000 to 196,000

12.3 million unemployed
Does not include:
2.4 million who have "dropped out" of the work force
(ie. "marginally attached" workers)
8 million work only PT while wishing for FT work

Effects 22.7 million people
[I'd say we are talking a lot more than that since we ALL are paying for their unemployment/medical until they find a job ... but that's just me]

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It's been a while but I heard some interesting numbers this morning:

National Unemployment
Jan 2013
7.9%
UP

157,000 private sector jobs created
JAN 2013

Unemployment per Group
Teenagers
23.4%

African-Americans
13.8%

Hispanics
9.7%

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