March Jobs Number Released, Lower Than Economists Expected

, Posted: Fri, April 5 2013 at 7:37 AM, Updated: Fri, April 5 2013 at 8:19 AM

The March jobs report was released early Friday morning, and hiring was lower than expected.
The U.S. economy adds 88,000 jobs. That is the fewest added in the last 9 months, and much lower than the 195 to 200-thousand expected from economists.

However, the unemployment rate has fallen to 7.6%. That's the lowest it's been in four years.

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