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Friday, January 9, 2009
Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time

Labour Force Survey, December 2008
Employment declined for the second consecutive month in December (-34,000), the result of a large drop in full-time work. With the decline in employment came a 0.3 percentage point increase in the unemployment rate, which hit 6.6% in December.

Building permits, November 2008
Contractors took out $4.8 billion in building permits in November, down 11.8% from October, the result of widespread declines in both residential and non-residential sectors. It was the third double-digit decrease in four months.

Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, third quarter 2008

Crude oil and natural gas: Supply and disposition, October 2008 

Domestic sales of refined petroleum products, November 2008 

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Upcoming releases: January 12 to 16, 2009