January 2015 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 2015.

  • Year Ends Strong for Job Growth (Jan. 9): According to the Labor Department, the U.S. economy adds 252,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate falls from 5.8% in November to 5.6% in December 2014. Overall, 2014 is the best year for job growth since 1999.

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