By Jerry Carter.  The Nevada Secretary of State has released its Quarterly Economic & Business Activity Report for the third quarter of 2012.  Among the highlights:

– 4,014 new Nevada corporations were created during the quarter, a decline of 4.1% from the prior quarter

– 7,915 limited liability companies were created during the quarter, a decline of 11.2% from the prior quarter

– The unemployment rate was 11.2%, a decline of 0.7% from the prior quarter

– 2,831 Chapter 7 bankruptcies were filed during the quarter, a decline of 9.9% from the prior quarter

– 65 Chapter 11 bankruptcies were filed during the quarter, a decline of 19.8% from the prior quarter

– 580 Chapter 13 bankruptcies were filed during the quarter, a decline of 14.2% from the prior quarter