Unemployment Report

Unemployment Report

The Jobless Recovery is still riding a fast freight train between hobo camps, according to figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs lost in December: 84,000. When you factor in discouraged workers and those who have had to settle for part-time work, the U.S. unemployment rate is 17.3%. 

Of course, there aren’t any soup kitchens on Wall Street:

Chart: Business Insider.

 

Image (after a WPA photo) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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