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The US economy added 250,000 jobs in October

Posted: 8:43 AM, Nov 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-02 13:13:30Z
The US economy added 250,000 jobs in October

The U.S. economy added 250,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate held at 3.7 percent, the government announced Friday.

The unemployment rate remained at a 49-year low. Wages grew 3.1 percent, strong growth after years of stagnant paychecks.