Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.4 Percent, Economy Adds 211,000 Jobs03:52

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The monthly jobs report from the Labor Department has stronger numbers for April than expected, after a weak report in March.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Mike Regan (@Reganonymous) of Bloomberg News about what’s behind the boost, how much lower the unemployment rate can go and what these numbers mean for the economy overall.

This segment aired on May 5, 2017.


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