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    US Job Growth Surges in December; Unemployment Rate Steady at 5%i
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    Mil Arcega
    January 08, 2016 10:26 PM
    U.S. payrolls surged in December as employers added a better-than-expected 292,000 jobs. The unemployment rate held steady at 5 percent but mostly because out-of-work Americans felt confident enough to look for work. The better-than-expected job numbers came as the economic slowdown in China was causing turbulence in financial markets. VOA's Mil Arcega reports.

    US Job Growth Surges in December; Unemployment Rate Steady at 5%

    Published January 08, 2016

    U.S. payrolls surged in December as employers added a better-than-expected 292,000 jobs. The unemployment rate held steady at 5 percent but mostly because out-of-work Americans felt confident enough to look for work. The better-than-expected job numbers came as the economic slowdown in China was causing turbulence in financial markets. VOA's Mil Arcega reports.


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