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US employers added 227,000 jobs in first report under Trump


Employers added 227,000 new jobs to the U.S. economy in January, the Labor Department reported Friday.

The monthly job gain is the best since September 2016 and it beat last year's average monthly gain of 187,000 jobs which showed that President Donald Trump inherited a strong job market. 

The unemployment rate is now at 4.8 percent up slightly from 4.7 percent in December. The uptick due to the fact that although more Americans started looking for work, not all them found jobs immediately. 

The amount of adults looking for work or working are at it's highest level since September.

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