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U.S. Adds Jobs Despite Weather

  • Aired: 1/7/2014
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As resilient as the postman: the U.S. economy grew more jobs than expected in February despite the cold and snowy weather. Employers added 175,000 jobs. This snapped the streak of two surprisingly weak job reports in a row, and the total for those months were revised upward. But the jobless rate ticked up to 6.7 percent, moving away from a key level that Fed policy makers are watching as a guide for when to begin raising interest rates.

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