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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 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.