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Employers added 194,000 jobs nationwide while the September unemployment rate fell from 5.2% to 4.8%.
The economy added 194,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell to 4.8%.
Americans continue to spend more on household goods, apparel, and groceries than before the pandemic.
Despite a few close calls, the US has never defaulted on its debt.
The trade balance says more about trade patterns than the health of the US economy.
Less than one percent of loan debt was cancelled.
Median household income and the rate of health insurance coverage decreased while the number of people in poverty increased from 2019 to 2020.
The economy added 235,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell to 5.2%.
The US central bank is holding record high assets to keep the economy afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since 2001, Afghanistan was the largest recipient of US foreign aid funds.
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