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-- this Fox News alert on the economy for you on the jobs market which we just got a moment ago weekly unemployment claims.
Fell to third 334000.
That's a five year low -- nice number -- this morning.
It sounds like good news and Stuart Varney says that it may be the sign of a little bit of good news but also.
Something else that he's calling our new norm all welcome to the new normal of a host of Asean's mining company tells us.
As he joins us now so eight you know it's like hitting your head against the -- right you don't know how how it feels -- -- stop right.
This is what we've got this is the new -- that really is mop up a pretty slow recovery.
Not many jobs -- a very low rate of growth he just got the numbers on new jobless claims -- -- down 121000 from last week Trenton 34000.
That's not a great number that's still relatively -- And retail sales numbers just got -- up.
Point 6% not bad but certainly not greatest so what you've got -- -- -- the question mark are you gonna to act.
Accept this new normal of a very slow recovery is America prepared to accept this new normal -- I think they is there a single -- some of these numbers and show how people are feeling.
About the US economy.
And it does appear.
That they are starting to get used to this because look at this right now the number of people -- say the economy is excellent or good is 18%.
But back in January.
Only 9% called that excellent or go ahead and you can see the numbers for only fair or pop or -- -- -- the other one as well.
Another number that we have here on the condition of the economy.
Say we're in a recession.
In June of last year 41% said that's so it appears that people are saying you know we're -- we're doing OK and they don't seem to be pointing blame anywhere for anything either.
Right the debt they have accepted the new normal perhaps because he's been going on for so long I've got another -- before.
The -- up employment rate is thirteen point 8% 22 million people in that category.
This is being going off -- 53 consecutive months that's the longest stretch of this high level of underemployment that we've had since 1994.
We appear to be accepting the new normal which is still they -- worst recovery from any recession since World War II.
Thank you start Sharon and -- -- get -- -- -- yes.
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