Jobs
Challenge: An 11.9% unemployment rate (No. 3 in the U.S.) when he took office.

Scott's move: The governor says he'll add 700,000 jobs over seven years by revamping state laws to make Florida more business-friendly.

Progress to date: "A" for effort: Unemployment dropped to 10% in November.


By Tory Newmyer, writer @FortuneMagazine - Last updated January 30 2012: 5:46 PM ET
Join the Conversation
10 worst business predictions of 2011

From a muni meltdown to a recovery in bank stocks to a Yahoo turnaround, we were told a bunch of things would happen this year that didn't even come close.

Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.