Skip to comments.Most States Saw Rise in Unemployment Rate
Posted on 08/20/2013 7:53:15 AM PDT by BenLurkin
The numbers reflect frustratingly slow economic growth. Employers have been adding jobs but the pace hasnt been fast enough for the 11.5 million Americans who want a job but cant find one.
Mondays figures also highlight the lingering fallout from the financial crisis. The unemployment rate in Nevada, a state hit hard by the housing bust, remained the highest in the nation at 9.5%. The state shed 10,200 jobs last month, the biggest loss since early 2009.
The countrys energy boom, meanwhile, is helping keep the jobless rate well below the national average in North Dakota, at 3%, and South Dakota, at 3.9%.
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What happened to the WSJ? They blame this on a lingering financial crisis? The Obama administration is putting pressure on Murdoch, because Fox News has gone squidgy, too.
Must be the fallout from the email scandal in Britain. There were rumors about Murdoch being in trouble about such activity here, too, but they went away. Hmm, playing ball with Obama to keep from being persecuted, er, prosecuted?
Just wait 'til next month !!
The numbers reflect a depression!