December 2012 Current Events: Business News

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

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Here are the key events in business and science news for the month of December 2012.

  • U.S. Economy Continues to Show Consistent Growth (Dec. 7): The U.S. adds 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent from 7.9 percent in October. It is the lowest unemployment rate in nearly four years.