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US graduates 'optimistic' about jobs future

1 June 2012 Last updated at 10:37 BST

Stock markets have fallen following worse-than-expected jobs figures from the US.

The US economy added 69,000 jobs in May, which was well below forecasts.

On Thursday, estimates for US economic growth in the first three months of the year were downgraded.

Michelle Fleury spoke to graduates in New York to find out whether their job prospects are any better now, than when they started university back in 2008.