Morning Minute: U.S. economy adds jobs, unemployment rate falls to nine-year low

November brought jobs growth with the U.S. Labor Department reporting the creation of 178,000 new jobs. At the same time, the nation’s unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, the lowest rate since August 2007, reports The Wall Street Journal in the article, “Economists React to the November Jobs Report: ‘Paves the Way for Fed Rate Hikes’.” The Washington Post also reported on the trend in, “U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November; unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent.

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