US private sector gave big jobs boost in April (AFP) – 1323th Edition

6 05 2011

Unemployed Americans line up at a 2010 job fair near Los Angeles, California. The US economy added a more-than-expected 244,000 jobs in April, but the country's unemployment rate rose to 9.0 percent from 8.8 percent in March, official data showed.(AFP/Mark Ralston/File)AFP – The US private sector forged ahead in creating jobs in April, a sign the recovery is gaining traction despite a rise in the unemployment rate to 9.0 percent, official data showed Friday.

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