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 PhotoBusiness,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 (C), who was hired full time by the Sale Rack store three weeks ago, rings up a sale 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)