March 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 March 2013.

  • Economy Adds 236,000 Jobs in February and Unemployment Falls (Mar. 8): The jobs report is released for February 2013. U.S. employers add 236,000 new jobs in February, while unemployment falls to 7.7% from 7.9% in January. The solid report has a positive effect on stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average gains 67.58 points or 0.5% on the day the report is released.

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