US jobless rate falls from 9% to 8.9%
The US unemployment rate has dropped to 8.9% in February, down from 9% the month before.
It is the third month in a row that the jobless rate has fallen in the US.
Most of the new jobs were created in manufacturing, construction, business services and transport.
The BBC's Michelle Fleury reports.
04 Mar 2011
- From the section Business