Friday, May 5, 2017

US employers add strong 211,000 jobs; unemployment 4.4 pct.

Hiring in the United States rebounded in April as employers added a brisk 211,000 jobs, a reassuring sign that the economy's slump in the first three months of the year will likely prove temporary.

The unemployment rate dipped to 4.4 percent — its lowest point in a decade — from 4.5 percent in March, the Labor Department said Friday .. . . more

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