Jobs Numbers Disappoint

    NORTH MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 07: Abel Serrano uses a computer at a Workforce One Employment Solutions center as he looks for a job after being out of work for one and a half years on January 7, 2014 in North Miami, Florida. In Washington, DC today a bipartisan measure in the Senate to extend the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program for three months passed a procedural vote. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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    While the unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent to 6.6 percent, the U.S. economy added a disappointing 113,000 jobs in January. The number was far below economists' expectations of 180,000 jobs. It appears that the weak numbers for hiring in December have carried over into 2014, confirming experts' fears over a loss of energy in the economy.

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