British unemployment ticks up

Investor's Business Daily
May 2013
Investors Business Daily;5/16/2013, pA02
The jobless rate rose to 7.8% in Q1 from 7.7% in Q4. Nominal earnings growth also slowed to a yearly pace of 0.4% in March, the lowest rate since '09, from 1% in Feb., continuing to lag behind inflation. But the number of people receiving jobless benefits fell by 7,300 in April, marking the 5th consecutive decrease.


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