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Employment Index Slips To Early 2012 Level

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

After reaching a four-year high in May, the Rasmussen Employment Index slipped six points in June to 82.7, sending more mixed signals about the jobs market.

The Employment Index is now just two points higher than the level measured at the start of 2012. Still, worker confidence is up five points from a year ago and nine points from the level measured two years ago. At the same time, however, 47% of employed Americans now say their personal finances are getting worse, compared to 30% who think they're getting better. Twenty-seven percent (27%) continue to be worried about losing their jobs.


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