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Sunday, 05 October 2014 - 8:31
US unemployment rate falls below 6%
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The US jobs machine shifted into higher gear in September, pushing the unemployment rate down to the lowest level in six years.

In a boost for President Barack Obama a month before midterm congressional elections, the Labour Department reported that the economy pumped out 248 thousand net new positions last month, sending the jobless rate to 5.9 per cent.

Together with upward revisions from previous months, this eased concerns about a late-summer slump in job creation.
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