(ABC News) Though the Labor Department reported the unemployment rate increased to 8.2 percent, the most disappointing figures may be the number of jobs the economy did not add in May.
The stock markets, with some of the worst losses in May, responded accordingly on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.2 percent to 12,122 in afternoon trading while the S&P 500 fell 2.5 percent to 1,278. The tech-heavy Nasdaq index fell 2.7 percent to 2,750.
Here are eight key figures from the Labor Department’s jobs report for May: