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US job creation vaults higher in 2018

WT24 Desk WASHINGTON – US job creation rocketed higher last month, a jolt of unexpected good news for President Donald Trump as his economic agenda comes under increasing strain, AFP reports. With an unexpectedly strong finish to 2018, the blowout US jobs ...

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US jobs growth jumps in December

WT24 Desk The US economy created many more jobs than expected in December, according to the latest government data, BBC reports. Employers added 312,000 jobs, far ahead of predictions of 177,000, the Labor Department said. The unemployment rate nudged higher ...

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Hey, Fed, the economy is slowing down

WT24 Desk President Donald Trump’s strong economy has exhibited signs of slowing down, and the Federal Reserve would be wrong not to take notice. Fourth-quarter GDP forecasts now hover in the mid-to-high 2 percent range — nothing like the 3-to-4 ...

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