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How Bad Jobs Report Can Trigger Vicious Cycle

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The economy added just 69,000 jobs in May, according to the Labor Department, and the unemployment rate increased for the first time in nearly a year, from 8.1 to 8.2 percent. Could that news have a psychological effect causing real problems for the economy? Host Michel Martin asks NPR's senior business editor Marilyn Geewax.
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