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The jobs market slowed and unemployment went up in August. Here's why it's good news

The U.S. jobs market slowed down a bit in August, adding 315,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate went up slightly — but both are actually good news.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd finds out why from Bloomberg’s senior markets editor Michael Regan.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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