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Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:43am
(CNN) — More evidence the jobs may be market is recovering, albeit slowly: 157-thousand jobs were added last month.The Labor Department released its much-anticipated January jobs report today.
The U-S economy lost nearly 9-million jobs in the financial crisis, and is still down more than 3-million jobs from the labor market's height in 2007. Meanwhile, hiring is barely keeping pace with population growth.
Construction was one of the strongest sectors, health care was a close second, followed by retail.