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May Jobs Number Disappoints, Markets Tank

Market reaction to weak May employment data

U.S. employers created 69,000 jobs in May, the fewest in a year. The unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent from 8.1 percent in April, the first increase in 11 months.  DJIA opens down over 150 points.

Link to full story: U.S. economy adds 69,000 jobs in May; Unemployment rate rises to 8.2 percent

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