Employers Hire Though Storms

Investor's Business Daily
March 2014
Investors Business Daily;3/10/2014, pB02
3 The Labor Dept.'s Feb. job report showed payrolls expanded by 175,000, topping forecasts and Jan.'s gain despite harsh winter weather. The unemployment rate rose to 6.7% from 6.6% as more sought work. ADP's private-sector job tally rose by 139,000. Planned layoffs in Feb. were down 24% from a year ago. Weekly jobless claims fell to a 3-month low.


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