New Jobs For A New Decade As a new decade begins, Americans are hoping for better. Some industries hold promise for employment. But economists say the labor market is likely to be weak for several more years following a decade that ended with a two-year recession and erased 7 million jobs.
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New Jobs For A New Decade

Wall Street has fallen on hard times, but many predict it will come back. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Wall Street Pulls Itself Together And Looks Ahead

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Technology Sector Remains Upbeat About Job Growth

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Tracy Wergley Graebener, a labor and delivery nurse, checks vital signs on a newborn at Virginia's Reston Hospital Center. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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Konarka uses this blue chamber to test solar panels. It re-creates light conditions at noon at the equator. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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A Once-Dark Polaroid Factory Goes Green

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A nurse tends to a patient at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says nursing is the occupation that will provide the most new jobs over the next decade. Rob Carr/AP hide caption

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