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05/09 15:28 CET

Weak US job growth in August – but is it a blip?

Weak US job growth in August – but is it a blip?

There was a surprise, sharp slowdown in job growth in the US in August. The number of people in work increased by 142,000 - the smallest rise in eight months and well short of the 225,000 gain predicted by economists. Also more Americans gave up looking for work which meant…