Stories tagged with: Unemployment Rate

October 5, 2012 - 5:28pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

For the first time in almost four years the U.S. unemployment rate dropped below 8 percent. It now stands at 7.8 percent.

The labor department said today that employers added 114,000 jobs in September. Wages also rose last month and more people started looking for work. In order to get an accurate picture of where the nation truly stands on jobs, an in depth look into the numbers is needed.

"You really have to look at what's behind those numbers to get a real feel for which...

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