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US jobless rate falls to 6-year low

U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest si…

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Unemployment applications drop

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, as the total number of ben…

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U.S. auto sales on the rise

GM’s says its sales rose on big demand for its pickup trucks. Sales of the Chevrolet Silverado pickup rose 54 percent, while the GMC Sierra …