US Adds Impressive 638,000 Jobs, Unemployment Declines Amid Pandemic

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Even amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the restrictive measures that have kept Americans tethered, the U.S. economy regained more than half a million jobs in October and the unemployment rate fell sharply once again to 6.9%.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Friday the country added around 638,000 jobs last month, blowing through what economists had forecasted,



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