Employers add 151K jobs, first gain since May

Sonja Jackson, of Detroit, holds a Employment Guide standing in line while attending a job fair in Livonia, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009. The number of newly laid-off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits last week fell to the lowest level in 10 months, evidence that job cuts are easing as the economy slowly heals. The number of newly laid-off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits last week fell to the lowest level in 10 months, evidence that job cuts are easing as the economy slowly heals.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

November 5, 2010 7:34:53 AM PDT
The economy generated a net gain in jobs for the first time in five months in October, as businesses stepped up their painfully slow pace of hiring.

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