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Latest jobs report beat expectations

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The U.S. added more jobs than forecast in November and the unemployment rate held at an almost 17-year low, though below-forecast wage gains suggest the labor market still has slack to absorb. Payrolls rose 228,000, above the median economist estimate of 195,000, after a downwardly revised 244,000...
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November Jobs Report: Economy Adds 228,000 Jobs; Unemployment Steady

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The U.S. economy added 228,000 jobs in November, according to the monthly jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate remained steady at 4.1 percent.
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What to look for in the November jobs report

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Four questions about the health of the economy that the November jobs report will help to answer.
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Here comes the jobs report

Here comes the jobs report

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The November jobs report is set to be released at 8:30 a.m. ET.
This reading on the US labor market is likely to be the first in two months that won't reflect the impact of the deadly hurricanes that slammed into the southeastern US this fall.
Economists forecast that nonfarm payrolls increased by 195,000 on net, while the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1%, according to Bloomberg.
The hurricanes weakened the pace of job creation to just 18,000 nonfarm payrolls in September, followed by an outsized rebound in October as people returned to work. And so, the past two months...
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What to Watch For in Friday's Jobs Report

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Economists expect the report to show that the economy added about 200,000 jobs in November, a modest slowdown from October's 261,000.
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