Challenge: The Jobless Rate Will Be... : Planet Money In August, the jobless rate ticked upward from 9.6 percent to 9.7 percent. We invite your predictions about the new number for September.
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Challenge: The Jobless Rate Will Be...

Starting at 8:30 on Friday morning, we'll be blogging the latest unemployment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In August, the jobless rate ticked upward from 9.6 percent to 9.7 percent.

I invite your predictions about the rate for September. Poll closes at 8:29 a.m. Friday.