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.
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