Unemployment Falls to 6.9% in October

The October U.S. jobless rate fell to 6.9% and employers added 638,000 jobs. But KPMG’s Chief Economist Constance Hunter says the pace of jobs continues to slow and points to challenges ahead as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

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