The Madeleine Brand Show for March 9, 2012

Labor Department jobs report signals economic recovery

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The Frances Perkins Building in Washington, D.C., home to the U.S. Department of Labor.

According to a recent Labor Department's employment report, almost a quarter million new jobs were generated last month. After an anemic three years, the economy just might be showing signs of a sustainable recovery.

Marketplace New York bureau chief Heidi Moore joins the show to parse the most recent jobs data.


Heidi Moore is the New York Bureau Chief for Marketplace.

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