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Canada loses, U.S. gains jobs in December


January 17, 2014
By Carey Fredericks


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can-vs-us-u-rate--employ-dec-13-011014aJan. 17, 2014 – One can agonize over the poor results from the labor force surveys
in both the U.S. and Canada for December 2013, but there were some
fascinating wrinkles nonetheless. After net gains averaging nearly 200,000 during the first 11 months of the year, the December U.S. figure was only +78,000 jobs. Just the same, that far outstripped Canada, where the total employment count fell by 46,000 jobs.

can-vs-us-u-rate--employ-dec-13-011014aJan. 17, 2014 – One can agonize over the poor results from the labor
force surveys
in both the U.S. and Canada for December 2013, but there were some
fascinating wrinkles nonetheless. After net gains averaging nearly
200,000 during the first 11 months of the year, the December U.S. figure was only +78,000 jobs. Just the same, that far outstripped Canada, where the total employment count fell by 46,000 jobs. | READ MORE