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U.S. Adds 138,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.3 percent

Economists had expected about 185,000 jobs to be created. The jobless rate is at the lowest level since 2001.
Source: Rebecca Cook / Reuters

The U.S. economy added 138,000 jobs last month, the Department of Labor said Friday, and the unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent.


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