U.S. Economy Sheds 598,000 Jobs in January

Nonfarm payroll employment fell sharply in January (-598,000) and the unem- ployment rate rose from 7.2 to 7.6 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today.
TradingEconomics.com, Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. 2/6/2009 5:34:20 AM

U.S. Economy Sheds 598,000 Jobs in January