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Payrolls exceed 200,000 in October as jobless rate hits 6-year low

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 05:50
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EMPLOYERS added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in October for a ninth consecutive month and the jobless rate dropped to the lowest level in six years as the American economy powered past a global slowdown.

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EMPLOYERS added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in October for a ninth consecutive month and the jobless rate dropped to the lowest level in six years as the American economy powered past a global slowdown.

The 214,000 increase in employment followed a 256,000