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Jobs report primed to show a rekindled economy, but not a sizzling one

Jeffry Bartash
Jobs report primed to show a rekindled economy, but not a sizzling one

Get ready for a bit of whiplash in trying to judge the strength of the economy. Employment figures for April and a flock of other reports this week are likely to show growth has perked up after a wobbly start in 2019. Yet Wall Street will probably get a blunt reminder that the economy is well behind last year’s blistering pace of growth.