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No Clear Picture of Job Market Strength Until Next Spring: Nariman Behravesh

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Well that was disappointing.

The long-delayed jobs numbers report is in and the data is lackluster. In September, the economy added just 148,000 jobs. Economists polled by Bloomberg were looking for a consensus number around 180,000. So that's a miss. Unemployment fell from 7.3% to 7.2%.