DECÍAIS que las medidas de estímulo aplicadas a chorro en EEUU estaban funcionando y demostraban que la austeridáquenosestámatando™ era un error, ¿verdad? Que Obama estaba consiguiendo hacer que el país saliera del pozo, ¿no?
U.S. employers added a scant 74,000 jobs in December, the fewest in three years. The disappointing figure ends 2013 on a weak note and raises questions about whether the job market can sustain its recent gains.
The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate fell from 7 percent in November to 6.7 percent, the lowest level since October 2008. But the drop occurred mostly because many Americans stopped looking for jobs. Once people without jobs stop looking for one, the government no longer counts them as unemployed.