Graph of the Day for January 11, 2010

"Look, John's last minute economic plan does nothing to tackle the number one job facing the middle class, and it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs, J-O-B-S, jobs."  Joe Biden.


Source: Innocentbystanders.

Source:  St. Louis Fed.

Hoven's Index for January 11, 2010

Job losses in December 2009:  85,000.

Job losses in all of 2009 (Dec. 2008 to Dec. 2009):  4,164,000.

Jobs gained in previous 8 years (Dec. 2000 to Dec. 2008):  2,589,000.

Source:  St. Louis Fed.

Unemployment rate in December 2009:  10.0%.

Teen unemployment rate in December 2009:  27.1%.

Source:  US Dept. of Labor.

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