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U.S. | 10 Feb 2020 Job Gains Can't Be Sustained at January's Weather-Assisted Pace
The reported 225K jump in payrolls in January was even bigger than we expected, but it is not sustainable. The extraordinarily warm weather last month most obviously boosted job gains in construction, where the 44K increase was the biggest in a year

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10 Feb 2020 Job Gains Can't Be Sustained at January's Weather-Assisted Pace

By Ian Shepherdson

The reported 225K jump in payrolls in January was even bigger than we expected, but it is not sustainable. The extraordinarily warm weather last month most obviously boosted job gains in construction, where the 44K increase was the biggest in a year

Posted: 10th Feb 2020 in 'U.S.'

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