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US added 353,000 jobs in January, much more than expected

The US added 353,000 jobs in January, much more than the 185,000 economists were expecting. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%. Wall Street had expected it to rise to 3.8%. Average hourly earnings rose more than anticipated.

Yahoo Finance Live reports the breaking numbers.

Editor’s note: This article was written by Stephanie Mikulich

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