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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

U.S. jobless dip boosts Obama, but probably a blip

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The unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 pct in September, a headline that helped the president’s odds of re-election regain half the ground lost in this week’s debate. But the reality is more of the same - a steady but uninspiring recovery. Jobs will be on the agenda for years.

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