Economy Created Just 36,000 Jobs in January

Posted on February 4, 2011

The jobless rate fell to 9.0% according to latest jobs report from the Labor Department. However, only 36,000 jobs were created in January. This was very disappointing as economists were expecting 150,000 jobs. The Wall Street Journal has a roundup of thoughts from economists. Some are blaming the weather for the weak jobs report. If that's true the jobs market should rebound in February or March. Take a look: