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U.S. economy adds 379,000 jobs in February as hiring speeds up – MarketWatch

Unemployment rate slips to 6.2% from 6.3%



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The numbers: The U.S. created 379,000 new jobs in February the biggest gain in four months in whats likely to be a preview of a surge in hiring in the months ahead as most people get vaccinated and the economy fully reopens.The increase in hiring last month was concentrated at businesses such as restaurants, retailers, hotels and entertainment venues as states eased restrictions on customer limits and public gatherings. Most other industries also added workers.Hiring was also much stronger in January…

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