June 1, 2012 Headlines: Weak Jobs Numbers, China Currency Update, Climate Talks, and More
The economy added 12,000 manufacturing jobs in May, out of 69,000 total jobs. Read coverage from the BLS, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Bloomberg, and National Journal.
NYT: China’s currency fell against the dollar, but it’s still a tightly-controlled currency market.
NPR: Why has the recovery been so anemic?
The Hill: First-time jobless claims continue to rise.
WSJ: Video analysis of economic conditions.
AP: China’s manufacturing sector fell in May.
WaPo: Signs of a global slowdown: Indian manufacturing slowed as well.
WSJ: Economists react to the Chinese manufacturing slowdown.
AP: At upcoming climate negotiations, China is not sounding a hopeful note.
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