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Job Numbers Leave Much To Be Desired

Friday, February 07, 2014

The job numbers are out, and for the second straight month, they are less than stellar. Employers added 113,000 jobs in January.

At the same time, more people are out looking for work — and more of them found it. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.6 percent. That’s the lowest rate since October of 2008.

Marty Schenker of Bloomberg News joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to take a closer look at the report.

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