Unemployment Data Boosts Recovery Hopes The unemployment rate fell to 10 percent in November as employers cut the smallest number of jobs since the recession began. The Labor Department says the economy shed 11,000 jobs last month, an improvement from October's revised total of 111,000.
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Unemployment Data Boosts Recovery Hopes

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Unemployment Data Boosts Recovery Hopes

Unemployment Data Boosts Recovery Hopes

Unemployment Data Boosts Recovery Hopes

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The unemployment rate fell to 10 percent in November as employers cut the smallest number of jobs since the recession began. The Labor Department says the economy shed 11,000 jobs last month, an improvement from October's revised total of 111,000.

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