US unemployment rises

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Published: December 3,2010

NEW YORK — An unexpected rise in the U.S. unemployment rate pushed most stocks down Friday as investors moved money into safer assets.

The unemployment rate climbed to a seven-month high in November as employers added just 39,000 jobs. Economists had expected a gain of 145,000.

The unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent from 9.6 percent.

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One Response to “US unemployment rises”

  1. Billy Brooks Says:

    What is wrong with working?

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