Economy Adds 201,000 Jobs In August

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The U.S. added more jobs than forecast in August, and wages increased at their fastest pace since the Great Recession.  The numbers out today show the economy beat expecations and added 201-thousand jobs in August, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at three-point-nine percent.  But perhaps even more impressive, wage growth shot up.  Average hourly earnings rose nearly three-percent for the month compared to a year ago at the same time --  the largest jump since 2009. 

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