Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.4% in August

The economy added nearly 1.4 million jobs in August and the unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, marking the first time since March that unemployment has been below 10%. KPMG Chief Economist Constance Hunter provides analysis and talks about what clues to look for regarding prospects for future growth.


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