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View Diary: October jobs report: Just 80,000 jobs added, unemployment dips to 9 percent (36 comments)

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  •  Here is what the report said... (4+ / 0-)
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    Meteor Blades, askew, Lawrence, TexasTom

    The U6, a measure of unemployment that counts part-time workers who want full-time work and discouraged workers who have not looked for jobs recently enough to be counted in the U3 but would still like to work, fell from 16.5 percent to 16.2 percent.

    The labor force participation rate held steady at 64.2 percent.  Long-term unemployment—those who have been without work for 27 weeks and over—was 5.9 million, a decrease of 366,000.

    What you're saying happened didn't actually happen if you read the report.

    These are two separate surveys.

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