Economists Expect a 6.8% Unemployment Rate, Data on Dec. 5th

A polling of economists are now expecting the unemployment rate to jump to 6.8% for November. 6.8% is the median.

U.S. payrolls probably shed 316,000 jobs in November, following October's drop of 240,000 jobs, according to economists polled by Reuters. The unemployment rate is seen rising to 6.8 percent in November from October's 6.5 percent