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The good and bad news about the US job market

A now hiring sign is seen outside Lexus of Serramonte in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam - RC130F2F90F0

Senior Fellow Gary Burtless discusses what the recent jobs report can tell us about unemployment, job openings, wages, and the health of the economy.

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