8.6% Unemployment Rate Isn't as Good as it Sounds [audio: http://www.coffeeandmarkets.com/CoffeeandMarkets120211.mp3] Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss today’s unemployment report, the record duration of unemployment, and why the headline number of 8.6% isn’t as good as it sounds. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so at coffee[at]newledger.com. We hope you enjoy the show. Related Links: BLS Employment Survey – November, 2001 Economy Creates 120,000 Jobs, Rate Tumbles to 8.6% Treasuries Fall on Unemployment Rate Drop Follow Brad on Twitter Follow Ben on Twitter Follow Francis on Twitter Subscribe to The Transom The hosts and guests of Coffee and Markets speak only for ourselves, not any clients or employers.