U.S. Unemployment Rate at 8.6%–Its Lowest in 2 ½ Years

According to a December 2nd Star Tribune news article, the unemployment rate across the United States fell during the month of November. It is now sitting at 8.6%, which is the lowest rate since March of 2009. While 13.3 million people remain unemployed, “in the past three months, the economy has added an average of 143,000 net jobs per month.”, which is an increase from the three months before. The road to economic recovery will continue to be long and hard fought, but November’s numbers were a positive step forward. Read the entire news article here.

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