Another month of solid U.S. hiring suggests more big Fed hikes

America’s employers slowed their hiring in September but still added a solid 263,000 jobs — potentially hopeful news that may mean the Federal Reserve’s drive to cool the job market and ease inflation is starting to make progress. / ROBERT F. BUKATY / ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (AP) – America's employers slowed their hiring in September but still added 263,000 jobs, a solid figure that will likely keep the Federal Reserve on pace to keep raising interest rates aggressively to fight persistently high inflation.  Friday's government report showed that hiring fell from 315,000 in August to the weakest monthly gain since April 2021.…

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