US added a strong 242,000 jobs in February

March 4, 2016 1:40 PM

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The United States added a healthy 242,000 jobs in February, far better than its gains of 172,000 in January. Economists surveyed by CNNMoney had predicted a gain of 190,000 jobs in February.

Unemployment stayed at 4.9% last month, the lowest mark since February 2008. It's at a level many experts consider to be "full employment."

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