US adds 130,000 jobs August, dropping below expectations
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Hiring slowed amid trade war as economists expected to add about 160,000 jobs while unemployment rate remained at 3.7%

Hiring slowed in the US in August as employers added a lackluster 130,00 new jobs, strengthening arguments that Donald Trump’s trade wars are beginning to hit the US economy.

Economists had expected the US to add about 160,000 new jobs over the month. While the labor department announced the unemployment rate remained at 3.7%, a near 50-year low, the pace of hiring slowed...

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