February Job Additions of 227,000 Continue Winning Streak for Economy

Unemployment was unchanged in February as employers added 227,000 jobs, slightly more than expected, the Labor Department announced Friday. That caps the best six-month streak for job additions since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Economists expected the economy to add about 204,000 non-farm payroll jobs in February, according to Bloomberg News. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.3 percent, in line with what economists were expecting. A total of 233,000 jobs were added...Full Story
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