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US Unemployment Falls to 7.3 Percent, But Hiring Pace Slowsi
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September 07, 2013 3:21 AM
Slower than expected jobs growth in August is likely to weigh on the U.S. central bank’s decision to scale back its monetary stimulus program. U.S. unemployment fell to 7.3 percent in August, the lowest in nearly five years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says even though 169,000 jobs were added in August, fewer jobs were added in June and July than previously thought. Mil Arcega reports from Washington.

US Unemployment Falls to 7.3 Percent, But Hiring Pace Slows

Published September 06, 2013

Slower than expected jobs growth in August is likely to weigh on the U.S. central bank’s decision to scale back its monetary stimulus program. U.S. unemployment fell to 7.3 percent in August, the lowest in nearly five years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says even though 169,000 jobs were added in August, fewer jobs were added in June and July than previously thought. Mil Arcega reports from Washington.


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