U.S. adds 128,000 jobs in October, nearly double what economists expect

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President Trump is already celebrating a positive new jobs report.

Unemployment remained remarkably low for another month as the U.S. added 128,000 jobs in October, Bureau of Labor Statistics data out Friday reveals. That's almost double the 75,000 jobs economists surveyed by Dow Jones expected to be added, CNBC reports.

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