Posted by: arnegrim | May 6, 2011

jobs – no jobs

“THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 5, 2011

The Labor Department said that first-time claims for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level in eight months. The report raised concerns about Friday’s monthly jobs report.”

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9N1CD400.htm

May 6, 2011  “By JEANNINE AVERSA, AP Economics Writer

Companies created 268,000 jobs in April, the most since February 2006…

…The unemployment rate ticked up to 9 percent from 8.8 percent in March, the first increase since November.”

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110506/ap_on_bi_go_ec_fi/us_economy

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