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U.S. Unemployment Lowest Since 1969

The U.S. unemployment rate fell in September to 3.7 percent, the lowest since 1969 when there was a relatively mild recession which lasted between 1969 and 1970. The Labor Department reported figures trending downwards from 3.9 percent a month ago. Employers added 134,000 new jobs — a figure that was probably depressed by the effects of Hurricane Florence in the […]