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U.S. Payrolls Signal Roaring Economy

Mon Nov 09 07:14:35 EST 2015 | Investing
After a two-month slowdown, job creation in the US has made a stunning resurgence. Nonfarm payrolls rose from 137,000 in September to 271,000 in October, far exceeding the 180,000 median value with the unemployment rate decreasing to 5.00%. It appears to be that the US employers hired at their swiftest pace in October since December of last year. Most of the job gains occurred in professional and business services (78,000), followed by health care (45,000), retail trade (44,000), food and drink ..

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