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OH CRAP Jobs Growth Worst in Years Rick Wilking/Reuters

Jobs Growth Worst in Years

Despite numerous signs that the U.S. economy was ready to break out, employers hired the fewest workers in nearly three years in December. Non-farm payrolls grew by only 74,000 last month, but the unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent, the lowest figure since October 2008. Some of the slowdown in hiring is attributed to the insanely cold weather.

January 10, 2014 8:53 AM