January 6, 2012 Headlines: 200K Jobs Added, Household Income Up, and More
The economy added 200,000 jobs in December, as unemployment fell to 8.5%. The really good news is that manufacturing jobs increased by 23,000. Coverage from the BLS, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and the AP .
NYT: More on the strength of manufacturing jobs.
WSJ: Household income rose in 2011.
The Hill: In addition to jobs gains, employers are posting fewer job cuts as well.
WSJ: Beijing will make pollution information public at last.
IBT: Most job cuts in 2011 were public-sector jobs.
AP: China will probably defy international sanctions on Iran, in order to keep fueling their economy.
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