BREAKING NEWS: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 6.7% !!! Click for more details

The U.S. economy added 74,000 jobs in December, the smallest increase since January 2011, far below the 196,000 jobs Wall Street expected. The unemployment rate fell to 6.7%, the lowest since October 2008, compared to estimates it would hold steady at 7%. The labor force participation rate, which gauges the proportion of the working-age population in the labor force, fell to 62.8% in December from 63%.

 

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