CHART OF THE DAY: No Green Shoots At All For The Long-Term Unemployed

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This mornings unemployment report was mixed. Jobs were created at a clip faster than economists expected, but unemployment rose as more workers started looking for jobs again.

But here’s one slice that wasn’t mixed. The number of long-term unemployed is shooting straight up with nary a green shoot in sight.

chart of the day, unemployed for 27 weeks and over, april 2010

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