Economy

US Hiring Beats Expectations, Unemployment Falls to 7.5 Percenti
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May 03, 2013 11:14 PM
The U.S. economy continues to be resilient. Despite steep government spending cuts, American businesses hired more workers than expected last month. The government also revised the February and March job numbers higher - driving the U.S. unemployment rate down to 7.5 percent - the lowest since December 2008. Mil Arcega has more for VOA.

US Hiring Beats Expectations, Unemployment Falls to 7.5 Percent

Published May 03, 2013

The U.S. economy continues to be resilient. Despite steep government spending cuts, American businesses hired more workers than expected last month. The government also revised the February and March job numbers higher - driving the U.S. unemployment rate down to 7.5 percent - the lowest since December 2008. Mil Arcega has more for VOA.


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