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  1. jobs jobs jobs
    Hiring Slowed Last Month, Unemployment at 9.1 PercentThis is not good news.
  2. jobs jobs jobs
    More Jobs Added Than Expected Last Month, Unemployment Rate at 9 PercentBut wait, that’s up since last month.
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    Jobless Claims Hit Eight-Month HighThis was unexpected.
  4. unemployment
    If You Are Young and Unemployed, Don’t Worry About Your Life Sucking, Because It Won’t Last Very LongYour life, that is.
  5. jobs jobs jobs
    Jobless Claims Are at the Lowest Levels in Three Years, But It Might Not Be Enough to Help ObamaHow will this affect Obama in 2012?
  6. managed expectations
    Ben Bernanke Tries to Harsh Your Unemployment MellowBernanke’s Charlie Brown face explained.
  7. snomg
    Now We Can Blame the Snow for Weak Employment NumbersOf course it was the snow.
  8. jobs jobs jobs
    Unemployment Dips to 9.4 PercentGood news! A little.
  9. jobs jobs jobs
    Employment Is Up — This Week, AnywayUnemployment claims have declined to their lowest level in two and a half years.
  10. jobs jobs jobs
    Jobless Claims Fall for the Second Week in a RowGood news! Not awesome news, but good news nonetheless.
  11. unemployment
    We Just Hit a Nineteen-Month Record for High Unemployment [Updated]Despite adding 39,000 jobs last month, unemployment is up to 9.8 percent.
  12. the greatest recession
    Two Million Americans Could Lose Their Unemployment Benefits by ChristmasMerry Xmas from your friend, Republican Senator Scott Brown.
  13. jobs jobs jobs
    Unemployment Problem Will Not Clear Up in Time to Make President Obama Look GoodUnemployment will still be around 8 percent by the end of 2012.
  14. jobs jobs jobs
    The United States Added 151,000 Jobs in OctoberThis is the first time since May that overall payrolls increased.
  15. jobs jobs jobs
    Unemployment Holds at 9.6 Percent: Overall Jobs Lost, Private Employment Losing SteamThis is bad news.
  16. unemployment
    New Economic Adviser: Unemployment Rate ‘Going to Stay High’“I don’t anticipate it coming down rapidly,” Goolsbee says.
  17. jobs jobs jobs
    Economy Sheds 54,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rises to 9.6 PercentThis is better than expected.
  18. jobs jobs jobs
    New Yorkers Still Doing Better Than Most in Economic RecoveryUnless you aren’t a manager. And you live outside of Manhattan.
  19. business
    Number of New Jobless Claims Edges DownLess than 500,000 new people joined the unemployment line last week! (That’s still pretty bad.)
  20. health carnage
    New Jobs Bill Jettisons COBRA, Just As Unemployment RisesNo subsidies for health-care benefits for the newly unemployed.
  21. jobs jobs jobs
    Unemployment Holds at 9.5 Percent, Economy Loses 131,000 JobsPrivate-sector jobs grew, but less than anticipated.
  22. unemployment
    Senate to Pass Jobless-Aid Extension TuesdayObama lashes out at GOP filibustering.
  23. jobs jobs jobs
    City’s Unemployment Rate Drops For Sixth Straight MonthPrivate sector adds 8,300 jobs.
  24. employment
    Wall Street Is Hiring AgainModels and bottles are back?
  25. jobs jobs jobs
    Depending on How You Look at It, Unemployment Might Be IncreasingThe job outlook is dismal.
  26. barack obama
    Obama: ‘Republican Leaders Just Don’t Get It’The president doesn’t understand why the GOP opposed a recent jobs bill to extend unemployment benefits.
  27. congress
    Extension of Aid for Unemployed Fails Yet AgainMeasure should pass when replacement for Byrd is selected.
  28. jobs
    Republicans Kill Democrats’ Unemployment Relief BillExtension of jobless aid doesn’t pass Senate vote.
  29. jobs
    Trump SoHo to Thank for Turnaround in NYC Job Market?City’s unemployment rate down to 9.6 percent.
  30. jobs jobs jobs
    Unemployment Falls to 9.7 PercentBut the vast majority of new jobs created were census-worker positions.
  31. jobs
    Kids Looking for Summer Jobs May As Well Give Up Now“Worst year” since perhaps the Depression for summer-job market.
  32. jobs jobs jobs
    Unemployment at 9.9 Percent — 290,000 Jobs AddedAnd only 60,000 of them were census workers!
  33. unemployment
    Easter to Blame for UnemploymentNumber of claims filed for jobless benefits increases for second straight week.
  34. jobs jobs jobs
    Unemployment Holds at 9.7 Percent, Economy Gains 162,000 JobsThis may be good news.
  35. jobs jobs jobs
    National Unemployment Rate Holds at 9.7 PercentAnd it may have been even better if it hadn’t been for that damn snow!
  36. the greatest depression
    The House Passed the Jobs BillThe vote was 217–201.
  37. jim bunning
    Bunning Ends Objection, Jobless Bill PassesUnemployment benefits expired for 100,000 people yesterday owing to the objection.
  38. jerks
    Jim Bunning Wins, the Unemployed LoseThe Kentucky Senator has successfully allowed unemployment benefits to lapse.
  39. early and often
    CBO: Stimulus Created Between One and Two Million Jobs During Last QuarterIt boosted the economy by 1.5 to 3.5 percent, also.
  40. career fair
    The Financial Crisis Created Jobs in at Least One SectorBank lobbyists!
  41. the great recession
    Unemployment Fell to 9.7 Percent Last MonthDown from 10 percent, so … yay? No.
  42. jobs
    A New TV Show Produced By The City Aims to Get You a JobAs long as don’t watch ‘Lost.’
  43. early and often
    What Will Get You Drunk If You Play a State of the Union Drinking Game Tonight?Health care. Wall Street. Unemployment. Nancy Pelosi’s toothless smirk.
  44. Now Hiring
    Vongerichten Stocks ABC KitchenAmid widespread industry job loss, JGV, at least, is hiring for his new project.
  45. grim things
    New York Unemployment Rate Worse Than It Has Been in a Long TimeNot even Melba Toast factories are safe.
  46. slouching toward economic recovery
    Unemployment Continues to Hover at 10 Percent85,000 jobs were lost in December.
  47. Unemployed? It Might Be Because You Are a Dumb Slob With No MannersHope that doesn’t make you nervous, because that’s bad, too.
  48. grim things
    Joblessness Spreads in New YorkIt’s even hard to get a gig cleaning toilets.
  49. Obama’s Job Summit Already Working!The country only shed 11,000 jobs last month, which is good, and unemployment is now at 10 percent, which is good.
  50. the greatest depression
    New York Gets Bonus Unemployment Benefits for Being Really UnemployedTo keep over one million Americans from losing unemployment benefits, the senate voted unanimously to pass legislation extending benefits across the country.
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