November 8th, 2013
12:20 PM ET

Jobs report beats expectations

The economy added 204,000 jobs in October, far more than the 120,000 economists had expected. The Labor Department says the 16-day government shutdown had a negligible impact on their estimates. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3%, but economists say that rise is likely to be a blip. Read more from CNNMoney

Click to explore the October jobs report:
2013-10-jobs-report


Filed under: Infographic • Jobs • Magic Wall • Poppy Harlow
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