Unemployment Rates Drop to 7.7 Percent, As Economy Adds More Jobs Than Predicted

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Jacki Stanley , who was hired full time by the Sale Rack store three... News PhotoAssistance,Business,Economy,Employment and Labor,Finance,Florida - US State,Gulf Coast States,Horizontal,Miami,Store,USA,Waist Up,WeekPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesMIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 07: Jacki Stanley (R), who was hired full time by the Sale Rack store three weeks ago, helps Denise Kolb (L) as she shops on December 7, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The U.S. Labor Department releases a study showing the economy added 146,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent the previous month. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)