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Unemployment Rate Rises to 9.1% only 54,000 New Jobs in May

Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released it’s monthly “Employment Situation Report” and the numbers were even worse than analysts expected. Nonfarm payroll employment changed little (+54,000) in May, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 9.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains continued in professional and business services, health care, and… Read More »