U.S. adds 261K jobs as hurricane effect reverses; pay stalls

U.S. EMPLOYERS ADDED 261,000 jobs in October. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT
U.S. EMPLOYERS ADDED 261,000 jobs in October. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT
NEW YORK - United States employers added the most workers in a year, rebounding from September’s slowdown, as people resumed work after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Labor Department figures showed Friday. The jobless rate fell to the lowest since 2000 while wages stalled. Highlights of Jobs Report (October) Payrolls rose 261,000 (est. 313,000) after 18,000 advance;…

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