January 2013 Current Events: Business News

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

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Here are the key events in business news for the month of January 2013.

  • Economy Adds 155,000 Jobs in December; Unemployment holds steady (Jan. 4): U.S. employers added 155,000 new jobs in the month of December 2012, while unemployment stayed at 7.8%, the same as it was in November. The biggest job gains came in manufacturing, construction, food services and health care.

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