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Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.6 Percent

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With the unemployment rate falling from 9 percent to 8.6 percent, the good news has many people wondering if things are finally looking up.

It seems there have been a lot of good news recently. Earlier this month, we heard Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell 0.5 percent to 6.4 percent. The Dow also showed a weekly gain.

Americans are spending more and it’s all helping consumer confidence.

Watch Rachel Slavik’s report above for more.

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