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US Adds 148K Jobs, Unemployment Falls to 7.2 Percenti
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October 22, 2013 11:25 PM
U.S. businesses added a modest 148,000 jobs in September, far short of the 180,000 analysts were expecting. Still, job gains were enough to lower the unemployment rate to 7.2 percent, the lowest in nearly five years. But as Mil Arcega reports, the first jobs report since the government shutdown suggests the U.S. economy may be losing steam.

US Adds 148K Jobs, Unemployment Falls to 7.2 Percent

Published October 22, 2013

U.S. businesses added a modest 148,000 jobs in September, far short of the 180,000 analysts were expecting. Still, job gains were enough to lower the unemployment rate to 7.2 percent, the lowest in nearly five years. But as Mil Arcega reports, the first jobs report since the government shutdown suggests the U.S. economy may be losing steam.


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