The US added 128,000 jobs in October despite GM strike
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WASHINGTON D.C. — Anyone with jitters about the US economy got an unexpected surprise on Friday. US employers added 128,000 jobs in October, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said in its monthly jobs report. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.6%, but it was for a good reason: 325,000 Americans started looking for work. Overall, the report was far stronger than expected, beating economists’ forecasts for a gain in 89,000 jobs. A 40-day GM strike, which took 46,000 autoworkers out [

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