Display signs designed to attract employment seekers line the booths of job recruiters at a Job Fair in Pittsburgh. The unemployment rate dipped to a low 4.7 per cent from 4.8 per cent, the Labour Department reported Friday, March 10, 2017. More people began looking for jobs, increasing the proportion of Americans working or looking for work to the highest level in nearly a year. Photo: AP

US jobs up strongly, setting up Fed to raise US rates next week

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Display signs designed to attract employment seekers line the booths of job recruiters at a Job Fair in Pittsburgh. The unemployment rate dipped to a low 4.7 per cent from 4.8 per cent, the Labour Department reported Friday, March 10, 2017. More people began looking for jobs, increasing the proportion of Americans working or looking for work to the highest level in nearly a year. Photo: AP
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