Job growth disappointed in August with the Labor Department reporting 169,000 jobs created in August. But the unemployment rate fell to 7.3%, even if it was in part because of a falling labor participation rate.
For instant analysis of the numbers as they were released at 8:30am eastern, watch the video above of Yahoo Finance's Lauren Lyster, Aaron Task and Matt Nesto.
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