People of Northwest Public Radio
Sat February 8, 2014
January Job Growth Disappoints, But Unemployment Drops
Originally published on Sat February 8, 2014 9:05 am
The U.S. added just 113,000 jobs in January, instead of the 180,000 analysts had predicted. Despite the anemic gains, the unemployment rate inched down to 6.6 percent, the lowest level since October 2008.