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California’s 113-Month Job Growth Ties Record Set in 1960s

SACRAMENTO — California officials announced Friday that job growth in the world's fifth-largest economy is in its 113th month — tying the expansion of the 1960s as the longest on record. The country's most populous state needs between 8,000 and 9,000 ne...
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US Stocks Steady After Plunge, but Caution Reigns

NEW YORK — Stocks around the world remained stuck in the spin cycle Thursday, as worries about a possible recession collided with hopes that the strongest part of the U.S. economy — shoppers spending at stores ...
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July US Jobs Report Shows Solid Gains Amid Trade Frictions

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its decade-long expansion. "This report is a sigh of relief. It had good solid numbers and was largely in line with expe...