Friday, March 09, 2012
U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs in February, but the jobless rate remains unchanged at 8.3%.
The economy has now generated an average of 245,000 jobs in the past three months. The only stretch better since the recession began was in early 2010.
That bodes well for President Barack Obama's re-election chances, although he's still likely to face the highest unemployment rate of any post-war president.
Read more at OregonLive.com.