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Mediocre job growth points to slow grind for U.S. economy

January 5, 2013 |

Job seekers attend large career fair at Rutgers University in New BrunswickWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers kept their pace of hiring steady in December, falling short of the levels needed to bring down a still lofty unemployment rate and pointing to lackluster economic growth in 2013. Other data on Friday gave stronger signals on the health of the economy, with the U.S. service sector activity expanding the most in 10 months. Payrolls, excluding farm jobs, grew by 155,000 last month, the Labor Department said. That was a touch more than analysts' expectations and only slightly below the revised gain of 161,000 reported for November. …



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US Continues to Add Jobs at Slow Pace, Report Shows – New York Times

January 5, 2013 |

MSNBC

US Continues to Add Jobs at Slow Pace, Report Shows
New York Times
Despite concerns about looming tax increases and government spending cuts, American employers added 155,000 jobs in December. Employees also enjoyed slightly faster wage growth and worked longer hours, which could bode well for future hiring.
US teens only age, demographic group to see higher unemployment in 2012Washington Post
Another Lousy Jobs Report Extends Obama's Wretched PerformanceInvestor’s Business Daily
Health care leads as economy adds 155K jobs, unemployment rate steady at 7.8 Tribune-Review
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Mediocre job growth points to slow grind for US economy – Reuters

January 4, 2013 |

MSNBC

Mediocre job growth points to slow grind for US economy
Reuters
By Jason Lange. WASHINGTON | Fri Jan 4, 2013 2:56pm EST. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers kept their pace of hiring steady in December, falling short of the levels needed to bring down a still lofty unemployment rate and pointing to lackluster
Unemployment rate unchanged, ditto for economic uncertaintyLos Angeles Times
November US unemployment rate revised up to 7.8 percent as part of annual Washington Post
US economy adds 155000 jobs; rate remains at 7.8%San Bernardino Sun
Fox News –MSNBC –Sierra Sun Times
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Container Ships Bulk Up, and Slow Down

January 1, 2013 |

Container-shipping companies are racing to operate the biggest-possible vessels so they can benefit from economies of scale, and run them at moderate speeds to save on fuel costs.
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Packers overcome slow start to beat Lions

December 10, 2012 |

The Green Bay Packers overcame an early 14-0 deficit to beat the Detroit Lions 27-20 on a snowy Sunday night.



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Key world economies slow sharply

November 30, 2012 |

Growth in India, Brazil and Canada slows in the third quarter, while economic data for October in the US and eurozone also disappoints.
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Bernanke: No new stimulus despite slow recovery

November 21, 2012 |

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called the economic recovery "disappointingly slow" but outlined no further stimulative measures, in a speech delivered at the Economic Club in New York. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called the economic recovery “disappointingly slow” but outlined no further stimulative measures, in a speech delivered at the Economic Club in New York.



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Holdover ‘Argo’ beats four newcomers on slow moviegoing weekend – Los Angeles Times

October 28, 2012 |

natmonitor.com

Holdover 'Argo' beats four newcomers on slow moviegoing weekend
Los Angeles Times
Moviegoers had four new films to choose from at the box office this weekend, but "Argo" — the well-reviewed film that has been out for 17 days — still seemed like a better option to most. Ben Affleck's political thriller claimed the top spot at the multiplex with
'Cloud Atlas' Disappoints on Quiet Weekend at the Box OfficeNew York Times (blog)
Box Office Report: Four New Films Wiped Out, 'Argo' Rises to No. 1 for First TimeHollywood Reporter
`Argo' finally tops box office with $ 12.4MUnion Democrat
Film.com –Variety –Entertainment Weekly
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GDP rises 2 percent, showing a slow but durable recovery – Washington Post

October 27, 2012 |

Livemint

GDP rises 2 percent, showing a slow but durable recovery
Washington Post
It turns out that the economy is an undecided voter too. Its growth does not greatly bolster President Obama's argument that the economy is on the mend, nor is it weak enough to let Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney call the recovery a disaster.
Economy in U.S. Expands at 2% Annual Rate, More Than ForecastBloomberg
GDP growth positive — but unimpressiveCBS News
Defence spending spurs US GDP growth, but jobless rate stays highGlobe and Mail
Wall Street Journal –New York Times –ABC News (blog)
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