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U.S. Lost 33,000 Jobs in September; Unemployment Rate Dips to 4.2%

By | 2017-10-09T18:49:21+00:00 October 9th, 2017|News|

By PATRICIA COHENOCT. 6, 2017 Staggering from the impact of hurricanes that walloped Texas, Florida and neighboring states, the economy lost 33,000 jobs in September, the first monthly decline in employment in seven years, the government reported on Friday. But economists discounted the discouraging report, describing it as a blip in a job market