U.S. Added More Jobs Than Forecast in September

The U.S. added 103,000 jobs in September, a higher number than economists had originally forecasted.

In September 103,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy, which was more than economists had originally expected. 

Despite the numbers, unemployment remained at 9.1% according to the Dept. of Labor. Workers on strike at Verizon Wireless returned to their posts, which contributed to the larger-than-anticipated number. Even without counting those workers, 58,000 jobs were added to the economy, providing a still higher number than was first predicted. 

The gain in jobs doesn't guarantee the economy is on the rise, however. Jobs in some sectors, such as government, were cut, and there still has not been signigicant economic stimulation to ensure the U.S. is completely free of a recession. 

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