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Jobless Rate slides to 7.6%

Posted by nahetsblog on April 8, 2013

The U.S. economy added 88,000 jobs in March, the Labor Department said. The unemployment rate, obtained by a separate survey of U.S. households, fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.6%. Economists had forecast that nonfarm payrolls would rise by 200,000 and the unemployment rate would hold steady at 7.7%.

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