Jobless Rate Declines The U.S. jobless rate falls to 6.2 percent in July. But businesses cut more than 44,000 jobs from payrolls, surprising analysts. About 1.9 million people were considered unemployed in July. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.
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Unemployment Rate Dips in July

Unemployment Rate Dips in July

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The U.S. jobless rate falls to 6.2 percent in July. But businesses cut more than 44,000 jobs from payrolls, surprising analysts. About 1.9 million people were considered unemployed in July. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.