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Unemployment falls in U.S. in midst of international turmoil, Europe on road to Q.E.,Swiss cut interest rates .

As the new academic term and new year gets underway in frigid Montréal in the grip of January below zero temperatures there is much to write about. First, of course, the horrible news from France, the Middle East and Africa … Continue reading

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U.S unemployment rises slightly to 7.6% Canada falls slightly to 7.1%

The American economy created 175000 net new jobs in May as unemployment rose very slightly to 7.6%. The broad measure of unemployment U6 fell slightly to 13.8 % from 13.9% last month.In Canada employment rose by 95000 and the unemployment … Continue reading

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