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May job report shows increase

According to the Department of Labor's latest jobs report, the U.S. economy added 217,000 jobs in May.

While the monthly figure was slightly below forecasts, it was still enough to get the United States to a new record.
There are now more jobs in the country than ever before.

The last time we were near this point was January 2008, just before massive layoffs swept throughout the Country, leading the unemployment rate to spike to 10%.