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U.S. NFIB December Small Business Jobs: Summary

The U.S. small business plan-to-hire category declined in December, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.

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                             Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July  6-mo.
                             2012   2012   2012   2012   2012   2012   Avg.
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Plan to Hire                   1%     5%     4%     4%    10%     5%     5%
Positions not able to fill    16%    17%    16%    17%    18%    15%    17%
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NOTE: All figures are seasonally adjusted. The survey size was 648 firms.

SOURCE: National Federation of Independent Business

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