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After today's wretched jobs report--the economy netted absolutely no new jobs and unemployment still lingers at a depressing 9.1 percent--the market, not-so-surprisingly dropped down, the Dow closing down 253 points. Even though this marked the first time since 1945 the government reported a net change of zero, of course there have been times where things haven't worked out so neatly, reminds The Atlantic's Garance Franke-Ruta in a tweet. "Of course, we've had months where we've had job loss rather than zero growth, as well, since '45."

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