March 2014 Current Events: Business News

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Here are the key events in business news for the month of March 2014.

  • U.S. Job Growth Increases in February (Mar. 7): According to the Labor Department, the U.S. economy adds 197,000 jobs during the second month of 2014. That is an increase from the 144,000 positions created in January. However, the unemployment rate also increases, from 6.6% in January to 6.7% in February, as more people return to the labor market in search for work.

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