February 2013 US Unemployment Rate

  • Unemployment at 4-Year low as U.S. hiring gains steam, By Nelson D. Schwartz, March 8, 2013, New York Times: “Bolstered by a healthier private sector, the United States economy gained 236,000 jobs in February, well above what had been expected, while the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, its lowest level since December 2008…”
  • Unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 2008, By Annalyn Kurtz, March 8, 2013, CNNMoney: “The U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs in February, according to a Labor Department report released Friday. That’s much stronger growth than in January, when employers hired a revised 119,000 workers. The gains were broad-based as offices, restaurants, construction firms and hospitals all added jobs…”

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