Reuters - We usually look at the big non-farm payroll figure but this time it seems to be the actual unemployment rate which has risen quite dramatically. It's not looking great when the last few weeks we've had glimmers of hope for the market place. A lot of people were saying a recession has actually just about been avoided but it's like the Titanic -- they thought they'd got away with it at first when they just shaved the iceberg but slowly and surely the ship did have irreparable damage and everything went under.