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Jobs Numbers Disappoint

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.

February 7, 2014 8:51 AM