Archive for September 3rd, 2012

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Labor Day in America

September 3, 2012

The U.S. and Canadian markets are closed for the untimely observance of Labor Day.  The current U.S. jobless rate of 8.3% is down from 9.1% a year ago and 9.5% two years ago, but unemployment was at 4.7% five years ago.  Elsewhere in the world, numerous purchasing manager survey releases have produced a mixed bag […] More