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An Expectations-Beating Jobs Report for November

The addition of 228,000 jobs could provide the Fed with a reason to raise interest rates before the end of the year.
Source: Tim Aeppel / Reuters

In November, the U.S. economy added 228,000 new jobs and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent, maintaining the lowest rate since 2000.

Last month’s additions, which were largest

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