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Don't Be Disappointed with February's Job Data

Expectations soared a bit too high ahead of Friday's report, but the underlying data showed solid progress.


Jason Stipp: I'm Jason Stipp for Morningstar.

February's government employment report showed improvement over January's, with 192,000 jobs added to the economy. We also saw the unemployment rate tick down to 8.9%.

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