Joblessness Hits 5-Year Low

Whalen, Robert
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/19/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32405, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports that joblessness in New York has hit a five-year low in May 2006. The statistics show that the unemployment figure has declined to 4.6 percent from 5.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis. The leading area for job growth is centered in new York City with an increase of 1.9 percent. The increase in the city has depended largely on motion pictures and video production, securities community, education services, and banking.


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