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Today's show, "The Economy, Jobs & Where Did the Money Go?"
In a report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics there were only 80,000 jobs added for the month of June 2012.
News of any jobs added is still good news but less than what was predicted and less than what historically predicts a president’s successful reelection. Read the report by clicking here.
The number of unemployed persons (12.7 million) was essentially unchanged in June, and the unemployment rate held at 8.2 percent.
Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rate for blacks (14.4 percent) edged up over the month, while the rates for adult men (7.8 percent), adult women (7.4 percent), teenagers (23.7 percent), whites (7.4 percent), and Hispanics (11.0 percent) showed little or no change. The jobless rate for Asians was 6.3 percent in June (not seasonally adjusted), little changed from a year earlier.
Where did all of the money go?
Saw a photo come across my Face Book Timeline that asked a simple question; with so many countries in the world broke or near broke, 'where did all of the money go?"
During this time of economic downturn the poor have gotten poorer but the rich have gotten even richer and added to their ranks. Click here to see who has the world’s money.
Join Angela Thomas & Rodney Smith for an episode of Our Own Voices Live! as we discuss; "The Economy, Jobs & Where Did the Money Go?"
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