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U.S. unemployment rate 4.9 percent in February 2016

March 4, 2016

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U.S. unemployment rate 4.9 percent in February 2016 White men 3.9%, White women 3.9%, Black men 8.6%, Black women 7.9% U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 242,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment gains occurred in […]

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China: Shanghai’s population dips for 1st time this century

March 4, 2016

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China: Shanghai’s population dips for 1st time this century CCTV Shanghai has seen its population shrink for the first time this century. The city’s statistics bureau said Shanghai’s permanent population, those who have lived there for six months or more, was about 24 million at the end of 2015– a decline of 0.4 percent year […]

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