US Jobless Rate Falls; Fed Rate Hike Still in Question

September 04, 2015 04:21 PM
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The U.S. economy added 173,000 jobs in August, a smaller gain than expected but enough to bring the nation's unemployment rate to 5.1 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from the previous month. Still, is the U.S. labor market strong enough to support higher interest rates? VOA's Mil Arcega reports.