Sturdy February job gains bolster the U.S. economy, pushing the unemployment rate down to 7.7%, the lowest number since December 2008.
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February, pushing the unemployment rate to a four year-low and suggesting the economy has enough momentum to withstand the blow from higher taxes and deep government spending cuts.
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by By Lucia Mutikani
Image: New York City last fall - Reuters file: Mike Segar