December 09, 2013
The number of women on nonfarm payrolls, which was 67.5 million in October 2013, rose to 67.6 million in November, an increase of 94,000. Over the September 2013 to November 2013 period, the number of employed women has surpassed its recent peak of 67.4 million that occurred in March 2008, during the start of the recent recession. Full Text »
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Complete the statement with the correct percentages:
Among people who had completed a bachelor's degree or more education and were no longer enrolled in school, __________ were employed in civilian jobs during October when age 25. In comparison, __________ of high school dropouts were employed in civilian jobs in the October they were age 25.
Complete the statement with the annual percent increase in the price for gold ores:
In 2012, price increases for gold slowed, rising less than they had in each of the previous 4 years. The __________ increase in 2012 was the smallest yearly increase since the 2.6-percent advance in 2008.